He was the son of the late Henry Valentine Lightcap and the late Merlette (Heller) Lightcap.
He is survived by his wife: Carol Anne (Ramsey) Lightcap; One Daughter: Kimberly Anne Watkins, husband Jeff, Hickory, KY; Three Sons: Tim Edward Lightcap, Rockford, IL, Timothy James Lightcap, wife Pat, Nashville, TN, James Jeffery Lightcap, wife Lori, Louisville, KY; Two Sisters: Sandra Ryan, Paragould, AR, Kathleen Busse, husband Jerry, Rockford, IL; 7 grandchildren; and 2 great grandchildren.
Arrangements are being handled by Collier Funeral Home, P.O. Box 492, Benton, KY.
Funeral service will be held at Collier Funeral Chapel on Thursday, February 16, 2012 at 11:00 a.m., Rev. Kerry Lambert and Jeff Watkins officiating.
Interment will follow at Horse Prairie Cemetery, Sesser, IL.
Visitation will be held at Collier Funeral Home on Wednesday, February 15, 2012 between the hours of 5:00 and 8:00 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be given to The Smile Train, 41 Madison Ave., 28th Floor, New York, NY 10010, or donate online at www.smiletrain.org.
Online condolences may be given at www.collierfuneralhome.com.