Miles Kenyon Luke
October 7, 1919 - December 4, 2016
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Kilpatrick Funeral Homes - Monroe
1200 Lamy Lane
Monroe, LA 71201
318-323-9611 | Map
Tuesday 12/6, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
First United Methodist Church of Monroe
Monroe, LA 71201
Wednesday 12/7, 2:00 pm
Mulhearn Memorial Park Cemetery
623 Hwy 80E
Monroe, LA 71203
318-343-1511 | Map
Wednesday 12/7

Funeral services will be held for Miles Kenyon Luke on Wednesday, December 7, 2016, at 2:00 PM at First United Methodist Church Monroe, 3900 Loop Road, Monroe. Rev. Lynn Malone will conduct the services. Burial will take place at Mulhearn Memorial Park, 623 Hwy. 80 E, Monroe.Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife…

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Steve Mintz left a message on December 21, 2016:
Dear Vivian and entire related Luke Family, My condolences. I was so fortunate in my life to have known positive Miles in my life. I have made a memorial contribution to Forsythe Avenue Beautification for one of the Redbud trees in the Forsythe Avenue boulevards between 6th and 18th Streets in Monroe. Sincerely yours, Steve Mintz
Patti Harris Rodgers left a message on December 8, 2016:
Uncle Luke was such an inspiration! One of my fondest memories while visiting our grandparents in Sparta Wisconsin, was hearing Uncle Luke, very early in the morning, yell "come and get it pancakes are ready, get in line! All the grandchildren would tumble down the stairs, sleep in our eyes, ready for our homemade breakfast and Luke's morning jollies. He was so much fun to be around. My memories of Uncle Luke are bright and happy.
Jan Bowman Crews left a message on December 7, 2016:
Luke was a kind and gentle soul. I will always remember his wonderful smile, his can do attitude, and Christian values that perminates with each one he touched.
Jim Free left a message on December 6, 2016:
A true friend and gentleman always focused on helping others and he found so many ways to make a difference. I am blessed to have known him.
Dr. Mark Julian Cole left a message on December 6, 2016:
It is with deep sadness to learn of Mr. Miles' passing. I remember the Luke family when you all lived in Timber Trails outside of Tioga, LA and were all members at Palestine UMC. Upon moving to Monroe, I had the privilege of visiting with Mr. Miles while my then spouse and I were at dinner one evening. In all candor, he was a role model without even knowing it. I always remembered him fondly and even after relocating back to Alexandria, though of him often. He expected nothing less than excellence, and he lived life to its fullest. His priorities were never in doubt by those of us who knew him. He was truly a leader, a man's man, an authentic person, and a great family man. The world is a better place for his having been in it and the contributions he made, and it will be a sadder place for his no longer being with us.
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Huey and Mary O'Neal left a message on December 6, 2016:
It was an honor to have known Miles. He was a motivator and driver to do things. We worked on many community projects. May he Rest In Peace.
Skip Caissie left a message on December 6, 2016:
Miles was one of the founding officers who started the local Military Officers of America club in NE Louisiana. He remained an officer of the club until about 3 yeas ago. He was the club's rudder
Chris Kidd left a message on December 6, 2016:
Condolences from the Kidd family. Paul Jr enjoyed several rides with Miles. We'll miss him. Nelda, Chris, Liza, and Catherine Kidd
Mary Margaret left a message on December 6, 2016:
What a wonderful legacy he has left his family.
Mike Thomas left a message on December 5, 2016:
I have never met a better man or finer gentleman. I feel lucky to have known him. I offer my most sincere condolences to all that loved him.
Diane Gaines left a message on December 5, 2016:
I met Mr. Luke in 1991, when I became Secretary for the Northeast LA Senior Olympic Games. He was such an inspiration to everyone with whom he came in contact. He served on the Board of Directors of Ouachita Council on Aging for three terms of six years each, with only one year off in between. He taught chair caning class at the Council, took our seniors twice each year on an adventurous trek up Mt. Driskill, started our "Golden Oldies Walking Club", and....well, made numerous other wonderful contributions to our agency. He will be sorely missed, as he was loved by all our Staff and Board of Directors. He was a blessing to us all.
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