Saturday, October 13, 2018

James William Luke

Mr. James William “J.W.” Luke, 87, passed away on Saturday, October 13, 2018, at Louisville Healthcare. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Sunday, October 14, 2018, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Trent Jaudon officiating. Visitation will be Sunday from 1:00 P.M. until service time at the funeral home. Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Porter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Luke was born August 9, 1931, in Neshoba County, MS, the son of Lillian and Wilber Luke. He was a truck driver for Jarvis Oil Co. for many years, and later drove his own truck for several companies. He was a member of South Louisville Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his wife of over 60 years, Hazel Ricks Luke; and a sister, Audrey Nowell.

J. W. and Hazel had a long and happy marriage, but J. W. had outlived much of his family. However, he is survived by many nieces and nephews, whom he loved.

Memorials may be made to South Louisville Baptist Church.