Luke Parker

KERRVILLE, TEXAS - Major Luke Gaines Parker, 37, died Nov. 17, 2013, in a plane crash in Kenansville.

A celebration of life will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church of Jacksonville with Bruce Vaughan and Jason Brinker officiating. Burial will be at Arlington National Cemetery at 9 a.m. on Dec. 3.

He served in the Marine Corps.

Survivors include his wife, Delight Thompson; daughter, Dulcinea Thompson-Parker; mother, Stephanie McKean; father, Larry Parker; siblings, Cherish Thompson, Charleston Malkemus, Lisa Kidd, Larry Parker and Larry Fosson.

The family will receive friends 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday at Johnson Funeral Home of Jacksonville.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be left with Wounded Warrior Project or the MARSOC Foundation.

Funeral Home

Johnson Funeral Home
2685 Henderson Dr Jacksonville, NC 28546
(910) 347-2595

Published in Jacksonville Daily News from Nov. 24 to Nov. 27, 2013