Services for Wayne Luke were held Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, at 2 p.m. from McClain-Hays Funeral Home Chapel.

The Reverends Vernell Daniels, Gerald Butler and Allen Eaves officiated. Burial followed in Dry Creek Cemetery in Preston.

Mr. Luke, 66, died Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, at Rush Foundation Hospital in Meridian.

He was born and reared in Preston and graduated from Lynville High School. In 1966, he joined the Mississippi National Guard and retired from EMEPA in 2007. Mr. Luke was member of Beaver Mountain Hunting Club.

Survivors include his wife, Kathy Stokes Luke; daughters, Gina Taylor, Kylie Luke and Heather Evans, all of Preston; son, Cliff Luke of Nanih Waiya; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; mother, Ann Baughman; and sister, Lesia Boswell, both of Philadelphia; and brothers, Joe Charles Luke of Preston and Frank Luke of North Bend.

Mr. Luke was preceded in death by his father, Odie Luke.