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Obit: MELVIN LUKER

Obit: MELVIN LUKER

February 11th, 2019 in Obituaries

HOPE, Ark.—Melvin Luker, 84, of Hope died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, in Hope. Mr. Luker was born May 8, 1934, in Selma, Ala. He was owner-operator of cattle and poultry farms, a former employee of Dow Chemical Co. and a member of Shover Springs Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Joyce Bobo Luker of Hope; three sons, Paul Luker of Memphis, Tenn., Charlton Luke of Hope and Terrance Luker of Sesto Calende, Italy; two daughters, Pam Angermiller of Knippa, Texas, and Tonja Luker Hays of Texarkana; 12 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a lifelong friend, Richard Davis. Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Brazzel/Oakcrest Funeral Home with Terrance Luker officiating. Burial will be in Holly Springs Cemetery, Spring Hill, Ark. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home. Online registration is at brazzelfuneralhomes.com.