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Lucas Lorenzo Downey

Obituary for Lucas Lorenzo Downey

DOWNEY, Lucas Lorenzo – 35 of North Preston, It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our beloved son Lucas Lorenzo Downey. Son of Maryann Downey and Mayor Downey.

Lucas received multiple trade certificates that resulted in various job positions. He enjoyed watching movies and TV series at home and spent most of his time with his children and family, whom he loved deeply along with many others. He was a kind hearted person with a great sense of humor and who could give you a good laugh when needed. He was always fun to be around and to hear that crazy laugh of his own. Lucas was very artistic and good with his hands.

At the age of 16, Lucas took up boxing with the Lake City Boxing Club in Woodside, winning a couple of titles. Lucas worked for Quality Blasting Coating Ltd. as a Labourer during his passing. Lucas was a loving son, brother, father, Godson, Uncle and friend. He will be sadly missed by everyone. Keep him close in your heart and remember his half of smile.

Lucas is survived by sons; Malakai Adamski & Koda MacNeil, Brothers; Gabriel (Megan), Custio Clayton, Meyer Hill, Demeyreo Downey-Willis, Isaiah Downey, Sisters; Savanna (Brandon), Keisha Clayton, Deandra Smith, Dameria Smith, Augusta Willis, Godmother’s Claudia Smith, Anna Smith, Idamae Beals, Thelma Parsons, Vena Mae Downey, Carry Beals. He was predeceased by Grandparents, Gable and Jane Clayton, Nathaniel Sr. and Margaret Willis and Samuel Dixon.

Body has been entrusted to Donald K. Walker Funeral Home, 11 Akerley Blvd., Dartmouth, NS. Burial in Downey Road Cemetery, North Preston, Friday, September 11, 2020 at 1:00 PM.

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Today is a difficult day. I have been given a special gift by being chosen to lay a son, Uncle, nephew, brother, friend and father to eternal rest. Lucas, I worked with you for many years and my fondest memory is of our work trip to Toronto for SAP training. We flew together and you sat behind me. I kept pestering you to borrow your headphones so I could listen to music. You finally gave in and decided to offer me one earbud so we could both enjoy the music. The look from the other passengers was classic when they saw two grown men sharing earbuds on a plane. We arrived in Toronto and checked into our hotel rooms. Our rooms were side-by-side. I remember hearing a knock on my door and I answered "Who is it?" I heard, "You wanna order some food?" I was, like, "Lucas, it's 3AM!" You wouldn't give up. You said, "Come on, I let you use my earbuds on the plane." Ha ha! And, of course, I gave in. The food arrived and we ate 30 wings with fries. No wonder we fell asleep at SAP training! Ha ha! Another classic memory is, since I love to entertain at home, I would often have friends over for a fire in the backyard. I would say at work, "Hey Lukie, I am having people over for drinks and a fire." You would just say, "aight", always leaving me confused as to whether you we coming or just acknowledging the invitation. Always and always, we would be sitting in the backyard enjoying the evening when suddenly we would see a big object scaling my fence and my friends would say, "Hey, there's someone climbing your fence. ". I would casually, with a smile say, "Oh, that's my buddy. ". You never entered my house through the front door, always hopping over my fence. Classic Lucas Downey style. Rest easy my dear friend. Love always.
- Khothatso
To Maryann and extended family, please know that you have been in my thoughts and prayers. May you find comfort now that Lucas is able to complete his journey home. God Bless you all. xoxo
- Linda Gerrior

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