Otha Adon Luker

December 4, 2018

Otha “Don” Adon Luker, age 84, passed away on Saturday, December 1, 2018. Don was born in Oak Grove, Florida on August 16, 1934.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Annie Mae and Clarence Luker; and seven siblings.

Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Betsy and the children God blessed them with, son, Donnie; daughter Diane (Steve) Jackson; son Danny; daughter, Denise (George) Kelly; two grandsons, Kevin (Jordan) Jackson and Kyle Jackson; one granddaughter, Missy Kelly (fiancé Troy Brown); two brothers, Wilbur (Carolyn) Luker and Wayne (Cathy) Luker; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Don loved coaching youth football and baseball at Brent. During his baseball coaching time at Brent, his teams went to 10 Dizzy Dean World Series, winning five of those. With one of those World Series wins, they also won the Sportsmanship Award of which he was very proud.

Don enjoyed fishing trips with his brother Wilbur and spending time with his brother Wayne. Some of the happiest times of his life were spending time with his grandchildren (to whom he was known as “Bubba”) and to see each of them complete their college degrees to pursue their career choices. Don will be dearly missed by his family and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, December 7, 2018, at Faith Chapel Funeral Home North.

Burial will follow in Barrancas National Cemetery, NAS Pensacola, Florida.

The family will receive friends at 8:30 a.m. prior to services.

Faith Chapel Funeral Home North is entrusted with arrangements.

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