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Houston Police Retired Officers Association
Thomas C. Lancaster
Retired Police Officer
Thomas C. Lancaster, Retired Police Officer passed away on Monday, June 17, 2019, at the age of 85. He is survived by his wife, Lela W. Lancaster. He is the father-in-law of Retired Senior Police Officer Robert L. Mason, who retired on February 25, 2017. Police Officer Lancaster was a Veteran of the United States Air Force. He joined the Houston Police Department on December 28, 1959, Academy Class #23. Throughout his whole career, Police Officer Lancaster was assigned to the Special Operations Division until his retirement on February 27, 1987. The body is entrusted with Autry’s Caroll-Lehr Funeral Home, 1910 East Tyler Street, Austin, Texas 75751 (903) 675-2211. Funeral Services will be held at the Fellowship Baptist Church, 2619 North West loop 7, Athens, Texas 75751 (903) 675-7331, on Thursday, June 20, 2019, starting at 2:00 p.m.