Richard James Lukes, 70, of Denver passed away on February 20, 2018 at Levine and Dickson Hospice House. Born on April 13, 1947 in Baltimore, Maryland he was the son of the late James Francis and Anne Eleanor Kaminski Lukes. Mr. Lukes was an engineer for IBM before retirement. He is survived by his wife, Angie Marie Harvey Lukes; daughters Christine “Christie” Lukes Rhoad and her fiancé, Tim Brewer, Dena Ziglar and her husband, Jaime, Haley Throne and her husband, Robert; grandchildren Rachel, Caroline, Carter, Hannah, Lindley, Tyler and Ava; brother Paul Lukes and his wife, Donna. A Funeral Mass was celebrated on February 24, 2018 at Holy Spirit R.C. Church Denver. Rev. Father Carmen V. Malacari was the celebrant assisted by Deacon Rev. Mr. Matthew Reilly. Interment followed at Hollybrook Cemetery in Lincolnton. Donations in Richard’s memory can be made to Food for the Poor or to the Holy Spirit R.C, Church Building Fund. The Good Samaritan Funeral Home served the Lukes Family.