Charles Dean Luke Obituary
Reverend Charles Dean Luke peacefully entered the kingdom of heaven in his sleep on Friday morning, February 19, 2021. Reverend Luke was born on February 14, 1948. He was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Lou Chadwick Luke; his father, John Emmett Luke; a brother, John Emmett Luke, Jr.; and a twin sister, Cheryl Marie Luke. He is survived by his wife, Sharon Fontenot Luke; son, Chuck and wife, Angie; daughter, Denise Schule and husband, Charles Schule, Jr.; brother, Bill Luke and wife, Billy; grandchildren, Kaylee, Madison, Courtney, Dylan, Trey, Bella; and one great-grandchild, RJ.
Reverend Luke held many positions during his life. He was a dedicated, loving husband and father. As a civil servant, he held the position of accountant. He pastored for many years ministering to his congregations with a loving, caring spirit. For twenty-seven years he served our nation as a captain in the Army Reserves. He also served with the United States Navy on active duty. Charles said, “I served in the military in order to protect those that I loved. Preserving the freedom that our country, the USA, holds dear has been a privilege and honor.”
His wake will be held at Rose-Neath South Funeral Home, 2500 Southside Dr., Shreveport, Louisiana on March 4th from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m., including a Memorial Prayer Service at 7:30 p.m. The phone number for Rose-Neath is 318-687-1256. The funeral service will be held at First Baptist Church of Keithville, 6295 Williams Rd., Keithville, Louisiana on Friday, March 5, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. Officiating the service will be Rev. Mike Stowell. The church’s phone number is 318-925-9476.
Burial will follow at 1:00 p.m. at the Northwest Louisiana Veterans Cemetery, 7970 Mike Clark Road, Keithville, Louisiana.