Lucas James Carnahan, 25, Defiance, died as a result of injuries sustained in a vehicle accident on Sunday, January 26, 2014, near Defiance.
He was born January 6, 1989, in Paulding, Ohio, the son of Jerry and Pauline (Manz) Carnahan. He was engaged to be married this summer to Constance Gray, who also died as the result of the accident. He was employed as a mechanic by Kennfeld Group, Archbold, and attended Junction Apostolic Christian Church and Rose Hill Church of God. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, hiking and any outdoor activity.
He is survived by his parents, Jerry and Pauline Carnahan of Derby, Kansas; his paternal grandmother, Bernice "Buzz" Carnahan, Paulding; two brothers, Jason (Danielle) Carnahan of Paulding and Nathan (Melissa) Carnahan, Andover, Kansas; two sisters, Liza (Chris) Scanland, Colorado Springs, Colo., and Katie (fiancé, Joshua Womack) Carnahan, Derby, Kan.; and nieces, Lakin, Addison, Madeline, Taylor, Destiny, Kelsey, Kaylen and Abbie; and nephews, Owen, Coby, Caleb and Gavin.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Pete Carnahan; and maternal grandparents, Adam and Katie (Steffen) Manz.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, February 2, 2014, at the Junction Apostolic Christian Church with church clergymen officiating. Burial will follow in the Junction Apostolic Christian Church Cemetery. Visitation will be 2-5 and 6-8 p.m. Saturday, February 1, at Den Herder Funeral Home, Paulding, and one hour prior to services on Sunday at the church.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Apostolic Christian World Relief. Online condolences may be sent to www.denherderfh.com.