Clair James Luckey


Short Tract --- Clair James Luckey of 10651 County Road 15 died Thursday, July 30, 2020 in the Houghton Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility. He was born on October 12, 1927 in the Town of Granger, a son of the late Norris and Lora Voss Luckey. On August 4, 1962 in Short Tract he married Mary Lou Phelps who survives.

Clair was a veteran of the United States Army serving from 1952 to 1954, a graduate of Fillmore Central School and a former carpenter for Houghton College.

He was a member of the former Lester E. Noble American Legion Post in Short Tract, the Short Tract United Methodist Church, the Short Tract Fire Department since 1951, the Mooers Camp and the former president of the Short Tract Cemetery.

Surviving in addition to his wife is a son, Jeff (Sarah) Luckey of Short Tract, a grandson, Dylan Luckey of Short Tract, a brother Gerald Luckey of Short Tract and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents he was predeceased by a sister, Wilma Davies.

Family and friends may gather from 7 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at the Kopler-Williams Funeral Home, 21 N. Genesee Street, Fillmore where a Fireman’s Service will be held at 7 p.m. Joel Stroud, pastor of the Hume Baptist Church, will officiate. A graveside service with military honors will be held on Thursday, August 6, 2020 at 11 a.m. in Short Tract Cemetery. Paul Shea, assistant pastor of the Houghton Wesleyan Church, will officiate. Military honors accorded by the Dee Victor Thomas Post 1155 of Fillmore. Burial will be in Short Tract Cemetery, Short Tract.

Memorials if desired to: Short Tract Fire Department, 10300 County Road 15, Fillmore, NY 14735 or the Short Tract United Methodist Church, PO Box 102 Fillmore, NY 14735.

Online condolences may be made at:

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