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C. Wayne "Hippy" Luker

January 8, 1950 December 20, 2018
C. Wayne "Hippy" Luker
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C. Wayne “Hippy” Luker, 68, of Hot Springs, Arkansas, passed away December 20, 2018. He was born January 8, 1950, in Hot Springs to Jack Clovis and Pauline (Anderson) Luker. Wayne was a 1969 graduate of Cutter Morning Star. He served in the U.S. Army from 1970 to 1973, which included two tours in Vietnam. Wayne was given the National Defense Service Medal, two overseas bars, the Vietnam service medal, the Vietnam campaign medal, the driver and mechanic badge, and the sharp shooter and marksman badge. He also served in the Military Police in 1972 and 1973.

Wayne was preceded in death by his parents; wife, JoAnn Luker; siblings, Jacquelyn Gardner, Richard “Dick” Luker (Josie), Joyce Gray (Ed), Marilyn Thomason, Edna Sears (Frank), Betty Rios (Al), Juanita Velasquez (Joe), Clifton Graves, Joe Nelson, Don Cheek, Lonnie Breshears, Jerry Luker, Darrel Luker; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Survivors include his brother, J.B. “Buck” Luker; sisters, Helen Graves, Brenda Breshears, Cheryl Nelson, Paula Cheek; special nieces and nephews, Pat, Kristin, Tim, and Laci; as well as numerous other nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be 1:00 p.m. Monday at Caruth-Hale Funeral Home with a celebration of Wayne’s life immediately following at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Matthew Stephenson officiating.

Burial will follow at Morning Star Cemetery.

There will be a lunch provided for family and friends at Lakeview Assembly of God beginning at 11:30 a.m., prior to the service.

Pallbearers include Bob Foshee, Tim Waldron, Robert Gold, Larry Burgett Jr., Adam Burgett, and Jody Burgett.

Honorary pallbearers are Mark Graves, family caregivers, CHI ICU and step-down, and Arkansas Hospice.


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Visitation

Monday

24

Dec

1:00 PM 12/24/2018 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 12/24/2018 2:00:00 PM
Caruth-Hale Funeral Home

155 Section Line Road
Hot Springs, AR 71913

Caruth-Hale Funeral Home
155 Section Line Road Hot Springs 71913 AR
United States

Service

Monday

24

Dec

2:00 PM 12/24/2018 2:00:00 PM
Caruth-Hale Funeral Home

155 Section Line Road
Hot Springs, AR 71913

Caruth-Hale Funeral Home
155 Section Line Road Hot Springs 71913 AR
United States
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