Philip O. Luke
Our Brother, Uncle, Great Uncle, and loving friend to many has now returned home to his Heavenly Father.
Philip Odeen Luke was born April 6, 1938, in Junction, Utah, to Alton and Wilma Luke. He graduated from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Geology in 1960. After 34 years working in the Aerospace industry with Hercules Inc., he bought a motorhome and traveled the
United States (covering all but 3 states) and most of Canada. Phil resided in Palm Desert, California for many years before deciding to move back to Salt Lake City to spend his golden years with family. Phil enjoyed his retirement which included going to the gym, watching BYU and Jazz basketball (often via recording after he found out if they won) and family gatherings. Phil was loved and adored by all that he encountered; this gentle soul will live on in all our hearts for eternity.
Preceded in death by his parents, brothers; Bobby, Craig, and Garth. Survived by his sister Marlyn and numerous nieces and nephews.
A celebration of life will be on Friday, June 10, 2022 from 6:00-8:00 pm at Starks Funeral Parlor, 3651 South 900 East, Salt Lake City. Guests are encouraged to use the parking on the north side of the building. A funeral service for Philip will be on Saturday, June 11, 2022 at 12:00 pm at Starks Funeral Parlor. He will be laid to rest following the service at Elysian Gardens, 1075 East 4580 South, Salt Lake City.