Orvis Edward Luker, 96, of Cranston, RI, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on December 27, 2020. Orvis was born in Clinton, IL in 1924 to Cleta ( Meadows ) Bozza and Jack Luker.
He proudly served his country during World War II ( 1943-1946 ) with the U.S. Coast Guard where he received numerous ribbons and a bronze star.
Orvis was pre-deceased by his wife Elizabeth ( Aproian ) Luker, who was the love of his life for 68 years. They were married in 1950 and raised six children, Ellen Gray, Robert Luker, Jeffrey Luker, Dianne Luker, Richard Luker and Peter Luker, all whom reside in Rhode Island.
The family continued to be blessed with 11 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.
After working many years for Texaco Oil Company, Orvis became a business owner in the jewelry industry. He was a devoted family man and had a love for vintage cars and the great outdoors. He will forever be remembered for his insightful advice and his distinguished presence.
Services and Internment are private.
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