AUBURN – Harold C. Lucas, “Top Dog,” of 1860 Minot Ave., Auburn, died at his home on Thursday, Feb. 12.

He was born in Bangor on Oct. 29, 1928, the son of Clifford and Susie (Goodwin) Lucas. He was a 1947 graduate of Edward Little High School and continued his education at Bliss College.

Harold married Shirley Mae Page on Sept. 9, 1950, and they were married for 46 years until her death on March 18, 1997.

Harold served in the Army during World War II.

After his retirement, he worked for the Portland Sea Dogs for 14 years and served as a volunteer for CMMC for the past ten years with nearly 8,000 hours of service.

He was a life member of the Shrine/Kora Temple, Tranquil Lodge Masons, Scottish Rite/Valley L/A and Valley Portland. He was also a life member of the Central Maine Board of Umpires and the Grandstand Club.

He was a member of the United Methodist Church in Auburn.

He had received numerous awards including the Ellsworth W. Millett Award as Umpire of the Year, 1972; Auburn Citizen of the Year, 1973; Ralph Polley Award for outstanding sports person, 1981; L-A Volunteer of the Year, 1981; Central Maine Board of Umpires for his 55 years of service to the youth of the area, 1989; and the Little League Award for service to the board of directors, coach, umpire, and fan, 1989.

Survivors include one daughter, Karen Nordahl and her husband, Jon, of Wellfleet, Mass.; two sons, Gary A. Lucas and wife, Karen, of Wellfleet, Mass., and Bruce A. Lucas of Beverley, Mass.; three grandchildren, Emily, Kaetha and Joshua, all of Wellfleet, Mass.; one sister, Geneva Tinker of Waterville; one brother, Bernard Lucas and his wife, Donna, of Falmouth; several nieces and nephews; and his brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Charles and Donna Page, of New Bern, N.C.

He was predeceased by one sister, Virginia.

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