On Sunday, City of Brentwood Police reported a 16-year-old boy was found unresponsive in a field behind a residence in the 9000 block of Old Smyrna Road. The victim was declared deceased at the scene.
Later it was confirmed to be Lucas Davis, Junior Football player from Brentwood High School.
Lipscomb Academy Football shared the funeral arrangements for Lucas Davis. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, October 10 from 4 p – 8 p at Brentwood Hills Church of Christ,5120 Franklin Road, Brentwood. Then on Thursday, October 11 at 10:30 a the funeral will take place at Brentwood Hills Church of Christ.
A Go Fund Me page has been created to assist the family with expenses. Below is the message that was shared on the page created by Ben Craig. The goal was $20,000 and currently, the page has raised almost $23,000.
As many of you may know, we have just lost a best friend to many. Lucas Davis of Brentwood High school (Jr.) passed away this morning (Oct. 7, 2018). Lucas was a friend to all and a leader to all. He loved everyone to the fullest and always strived to follow Christ, while teaching others about him as well. Lucas was an outstanding football player for the Bruins, as he wore #74. This tragedy has saddened Lucas’ classmates, teammates, and friends… Please consider donating to this GoFundMe to help raise money for Lucas’ family to assist in covering any expenses they may face. Lucas, we love you forever buddy- watch out for us up there. #FlyHigh74
Since the news, words of encouragement and condonlences from the community has been posted on social media.
Mustang Nation is devastated by sudden death of @DavisLucas22. Lucas was JR at Brentwood HS. Mom Amanda is teacher at @LipscombAcademy & younger brother Jacob is FR on Mustang FB team. Love to Lucas’ dad Mike, Amanda, Jacob, @wcsBHSrc & @BrentwoodHills youth group. pic.twitter.com/5QObDit7Dx
— Lipscomb Academy Football (@LAmustangFB) October 7, 2018
My heart is aching with the loss & void left by your absence Lucas… prayers abound & love unlimited for the entire Davis family….you will be carried with us… ❤️
— McHughs Art Classes (@wcsBHShm) October 8, 2018
I asked you to Make It Count every day in every thing that you do. Truly, no one did it better, changing every life that you came in contact with. The brotherhood of the OL will be missing a key piece but we are forever 5for1 and 1for5. Hold down the left side 74. Forever Love pic.twitter.com/H0QGtBkMbK
— Coach Evans (@wcsBHSge) October 8, 2018
My thought and prayers go out to @wcsBHSrc and the rest of the community impacted by their loss… I had the pleasure to get to know @DavisLucas22 briefly and he left such a bright impression on me #LifeisPrecious
— Lucas Patrick (@lucaspatrick62) October 8, 2018
Our hearts are with you. We are one Brentwood. https://t.co/ljcvJh1kdJ
— #BeTheTradition 🦅 (@RavenwoodFB) October 8, 2018
— Franklin Football (@FHSRebels) October 8, 2018
This morning as the sun rises, please hold those hurting in our community close to your heart.
— Leigh Webb, Ed.D. (@wcsCOlw) October 8, 2018
— Nolensville Football (@wcsNHSpd) October 8, 2018