Mr. Luke was born on May 27, 1940 in Berrien County and was the son of Pearlie Luke and Rosia Lee Jowers Luke, both deceased. He was also preceded in death by one daughter, Peggy Sue Luke Webb; and two sisters, Ethell Dean and Lois Swails. He was a retired truck driver; an avid bowler and was a member of the United States Bowling Congress. He was also an avid fisherman and loved old country music and loved his Jack Russell terrier, Sassy.
Mr. Luke is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Roy Lee and Tammy Luke and Wesley and Mia Luke, all of Tifton; one brother, Glenwood “Buddy” Luke of Nashville; three sisters, Alstine “Sis” Swails of Enigma, Bobbie McGrady of Alapaha and Barbara Rose of Tifton; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.