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.