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Gilbert Matthew Luke, Sr.

Gilbert Matthew Luke, Sr. entered eternal rest on Monday, July 19, 2021 in Dallas, TX. He was 80 years old. Beloved son of the late Joseph and Lillie Luke. Loving husband of the late Joan Davis Luke. Devoted father of Gilbert M. Luke Jr., Shelita Luke, Trisa Harwell (Brett), Keya Luke, and Keila Luke. Beloved grandfather of Rickey T. Chaney Jr., Shadana Chaney, Phillip Lewis, Anya Rainwater, Tiera Lewis, Anthony Lewis, Stefan Harwell, Aaron Harwell (Jayda), Isaiah Harwell, Joshua Harwell, Zion Davis Walton and 12 great grandchildren. Brother of Catherine L. Phipps, Gerald Luke, Sr. (Brenda) of Los Angeles, CA, Steven Luke, Sr. (Bernadine), Jerome Luke (Juanita) of Hoover, AL. He was preceded in death by his son Troy Luke and his brothers Albert Luke, Sr., Kenneth Luke and his sisters Lynn Luke Lastrapes, Cheryl Luke Gibbs, Kaaren Luke Williams. He is survived by a host of relatives and friends.


  • Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend A Mass of Christian Burial at St. David Catholic Church, 5617 St. Claude Ave. NOLA 70117 on Saturday, July 31, 2021 at 11:00AM.


  • Visitation will be held from 9:00AM until the hour of service.


  • Interment Rest Haven Cemetery, 10400 Old Gentilly Rd New Orleans, LA.



Professional Services entrusted to Heritage Funeral Services located at 4101 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117.

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