Averell H. Lucy

Averell H. Lucy

Averell H. Lucy, age 59, of Madison, WI, passed away at his home on Sunday morning, April 16, 2017.

Averell Howard Lucy was born on August 30, 1957, in Chicago, IL, the son of Arthur James and Juanita McZier Lucy. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin in Madison with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business on December 23, 1994.

Averell worked for Anchor Bank in Madison and then as a supervisor for Hewlett Packard in Madison.

While attending the University of Wisconsin, Averell played on the UW Football team in the 1970’s as a tackle. He was a very social person and enjoyed watching all Badgers teams, the Blackhawks, Bears and the CUBS.

Averell is survived by his mother, Juanita Shepherd of Burlington, WI (Lake Ivanhoe); a son, Spencer Lucy of Appleton, WI; stepsister, Mary Knox of Shreveport, LA; and step brother, Jerry Shepherd of Chicago, IL. He was preceded in death by his father, Arthur James Lucy; and his stepfather, David L. Shepherd, Jr.

A gathering of relatives and friends will be held from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. on Saturday April 29, 2017, with a time of remembrance at 2:30 p.m. at GUNDERSON EAST FUNERAL AND CREMATION CARE, 5203 Monona Dr. Madison, WI.

Memorial remembrances may be made to the American Heart Assoc., 1555 N. River Center Dr. Suite 212, Milwaukee, WI 53212. For online condolences: www.gundersonfh.com or www.haaselockeoodfhs.com.

The Haase-Lockwood & Assoc. Funeral Home and Crematory of Genoa City is assisting the Lucy Family.