Luther Otis "Luke" Blood

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  • "I sure miss my uncle very much I still have dreams about..."
    - Leslie (bird) blood
  • "Im so sry Aunt Theresa & family....prayers going your..."
  • "It's hard to rejoice at a time when our hearts and minds..."
    - Judy Wells
  • "Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us..."
    - Leatha Carr/Carey
  • "Praying for the peace I know God will give you. Love to..."
    - Diane Tindall

Visitation for Luther Otis "Luke" Blood, 65, of Huntington, Texas will be held Saturday, August 2, 2014 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Carroway Funeral Home in Huntington. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at 1 p.m. at Esler Pentecostal Church in Pineville, LA with Reverend Marlow Shubert and Reverend Roger Toney officiating. Entombment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Ball, LA. Visitation will be held at Esler Pentecostal Church prior to the service Wednesday, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Luther Otis "Luke" Blood was born June 30, 1949 in Pineville, Louisiana to Otis L. Blood and Theresa (Gagnard) Blood. He passed from this life Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at home, after a courageous battle with cancer. Luke was raised in Louisiana, and had resided in Huntington, Texas for 13 years. He was an oilfield consultant and drilling superintendent for 43 years, working offshore and land rigs. His career spanned the Gulf Coast of Louisiana and Texas, Egypt, Peru, China, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and South Africa. He was a family man, Cajun cook, and "jack of all trades." Skilled in welding, electrical, plumbing, mechanics and building, Luke was always working on cars, trucks, tractors, trailers, dirt bikes, 4-wheelers, or a building project. He loved to hunt, fish, boil crawfish, roast hogs, BBQ, make gumbo and smoke meats. His legacy is the love he showed to his family and friends. Survivors include his wife, Rita (Bollier) Blood of Huntington; daughters, Barbie Blood of Shreveport, LA, Candace Blood of Pineville, LA, and Angelique Blood of DeRidder, LA; son and daughter-in-law, Landon and Maija Blood of Rosepine, LA; grandchildren, Deven, Caden, Draven and Ella Blood, all of LA, and Abby Blood of Huntington; mother, Theresa Whittington of Colfax, LA; brother and sister-in-law, Lester and Ramona Blood of Colfax, LA; sisters and brothers-in-law, Vickie and Steve Sharbono of Montgomery, LA and Rhonda and Frank Armand of Monroe, GA; mother-in-law, Audie Bollier of Huntington; brother-in-law and wife, Roger and Jan Bollier of Huntington; sister-in-law and husband, Brenda and Randal Dew of Huntington; mother of his daughters Barbie and Candace, Barbara Wright of Harrisonburg, LA; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends who love and adore him. He was preceded in death by his father, Otis L. Blood; stepfather, Leon Whittington; father-in-law, W. Dale Bollier; and granddaughter, Adalya Blood. Memories and condolences may be added at www.carrowayfuneralhome.com. Carroway Funeral Home, Huntington, directors.

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9475 S. Highway 69
Huntington, TX 75949
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Published in The Lufkin Daily News from Aug. 1 to Aug. 2, 2014
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