Mr. Luke Owen Bannister, Sr.
- March 29, 1935 - June 3, 2012
- Highland Springs, Virginia
of Luke 's Passing
- In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to CVHAA Football. For more information contact Dave Hollins at (804)514-7396.
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“Martin and Family,
My heartfelt simpathy goes out to you on the loss of Luke. I have many fond memories of Luke at the parties we used to go to. ...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Linda Scott - Highland Springs, VA
“Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Bannister family.
2 of 6 | Posted by: Kevin Wade - Deltaville , VA
“Luke will always be that tall, deep voiced, good looking cousin ready to help 'Aunt Lil' with whatever was broken. I remember him at the Diary Queen...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Linda Grinels Cabot - Johns Creek, GA
“Luke, you are a "larger than life" cousin and will sorely be missed, as will hearing "Sammy" with that deep, sonorous voice of yours (only...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Sam Grinels - Cupertino, CA
“I remember one time Luke took me, my sister and Beth out to lunch in Richmond and then took us on a hilarious "our family use to own that" tour of...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Jenn Grinels - New York, NY
“Although miles and years have seperated our families I am deeply sadden by Lukes passing. I know his and your suffering is over physically, now...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Thomas Henry Grinels - Palm City, FL
Bannister, Luke O., Sr., 77, of Highland Springs, passed away on June 3, 2012. He is survived by sons, Luke O. Bannister, Jr. (Candy) and Charles T. Bannister; daughter, Shirlene B. Ratliff (William); sisters, Kathleen Bannister and Judy Kostyniuk (Stefan) and brother, Martin Bannister; grandchildren, Katie, Curtis, Austin "WD" and Patrick T. Bannister and wife (Emily), Zachary and Brianna Ratliff; great granddaughter, Leigh Ann Bannister; aunt, Mary Bannister Douglas; devoted companion, Gaynell Taylor and devoted friends, Terri Davis, Bobby and Jean Gary and Barbara Patterson.
Luke was a lifetime member of Plumbers and Steamfitters L. U. 10. He enjoyed going to Atlantic City with family and friends and was an avid rabbit hunter, golfer and train and country music enthusiast.
Family will receive friends for visitation on Tuesday, June 5, 2012 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm at Nelsen Funeral Home located at 4650 S. Laburnum Avenue. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at 5 pm at Nelsen Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be announced at a later date at Washington Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to CVHAA Football. For information please call Dave Hollins at (804) 514-7396