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Lucas Shertz

A celebration of life service for Lucas Lane Shertz, 17, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, November 18, 2017 at West Plains High School Zizzer Stadium.


Lucas passed away at 12:41 a.m., Saturday, November 11, 2017 at Cox Medical Center South, Springfield, Missouri.


He was born June 28, 2000, at West Plains, Missouri, to Tina Young Shertz and Craig Shertz. Lucas loved playing soccer; he was on the Zizzer soccer team all four years of high school.  He also enjoyed Vo-Ag classes.  Lucas was an avid hunter and liked to fish.  He was baptized at the age of eleven and was a member of the Brandsville Church of Christ.


He is survived by his parents, Craig and Tina Shertz, of the family home; one brother, Cale Shertz, of the family home; special friend, Karenza Hunsperger, West Plains, Missouri; his grandparents, Jeanne Shertz, Tebbetts, Missouri, Mary Kirkland and husband, Curtis, West Plains and Charles Young, West Plains; one aunt, Lorrie Whitener, Holt Summit, Missouri; four uncles, Eric Shertz, Tebbetts, Missouri, Tim Young, West Plains, Matthew Young, West Plains, and Phillipp Young, Springfield, Missouri; several cousins, great aunts and uncles; and many friends.


He is preceded in death by his grandfather, Charles Shertz.


A graveside service will be held at 12:30 p.m., at Union Hill Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.  Memorial contributions may be made to Ronald McDonald House and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at