OBITUARY

Richard Larry Luke

April 13, 1940November 11, 2019

Richard Larry Luke, 79, passed away Monday, November 11, 2019 in Jacksonville, FL. He was born April 13, 1940 to Emory and Mary Luke in Palatka, FL. Larry loved and adored his grandchildren. They were the apple of his eye. He also enjoyed fishing and hunting. Larry was a meat cutter most of his life and he absolutely loved going to work at Walmart. He is preceded in death by his parents and grandson Lee Cook. Larry is survived by his daughters Susan (Josh) Williams, Tonia (Karl) Zillgitt, Lori Kelley (Kimberly Deberry), grandchildren Joshua Williams, Hailey Francis, Brooke Francis, Sydney Francis, Malik Zillgitt, Monte Zillgitt, sister Loretta (Edward) Denham as well as numerous nieces and nephews. A graveside memorial service will be held in his honor on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 3:00pm at Hardage-Giddens Greenlawn Cemetery, 4300 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32207.

Services

  • Graveside Service Saturday, November 16, 2019

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Queen Little

November 15, 2019

Larry was a joy to be around and talk with. Always had something positive to say. You will be missed my friend. Gods comfort to the Family and the grands he loved so much.

Deborah Battle

November 15, 2019

Mr.Larry was so nice to me ,he brought me coffee in the morning at Walmart, we talked about his grandson who he truly adored he was just a joy to work with he will truly be miss R.I.H. Mr.Larry

Sandra Fletcher

November 13, 2019

Larry was always a joy to be around at work, kept me laughing. I am so sorry to hear this , my condolences to the family

Judy Scott

November 13, 2019

Mr. Larry always had a smile for everyone. He was a friend to everyone young and old. The world was a much better place with him in it. Maryjane thought he was his Papa Bear for he loved her all her life. Thank you for being a friend. We will miss you Mr Larry AKA Papa Bear . Thank you for your service in the military. God speed.

Nancy Groom

November 13, 2019

RIP Larry ♥ I worked with Larry at 1219 Wal-Mart Supercenter from 2004 - 2014 he always had a smile on his face and he always had time to help out a fellow co/worker ♥ His family is in my prayers during this time ♥ God Bless Everyone who knew Larry ♥ So very sorry for your loss ♥ Nancy Groom

Elise Reed

November 13, 2019

Always a warm smile and a greeting. He made working at Walmart a happy place. Definitely praying for all who will miss him. Amazing guy and very loving.. and very loved. My heart goes out to you all.

Kathy Nall

November 13, 2019

I remembered meeting him when I first started there. He was always friendly and so happy. It made my day to get to talk with him. Richard will be missed by me and all of us at Walmart. Your family is in my prayers and again I am sorry for your loss.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY