On Monday, September 6, 2021, Gerald Evan Luker passed away unexpectedly at the age of 25.
Evan was born August 14,1996 in Mobile, Alabama. He lived and attended school in Daphne, Alabama, where he participated in a variety of sports activities and also pursued post-graduate professional studies.
Evan cherished the company of his friends and family above all else. His genuine smile was ever present, and he would do anything to help out a friend in need.
Evan was preceded in death by his grandfather, Gerald Gay, grandfather, Mike Luker, grandmother, Nellie Luker, uncle, Michael Straub and cousin, Carter Straub.
Evan is survived by his partner, Kara Phillips, and her daughter, Haylin Brown; his children, Kane and Rykker; his parents, Kevin and Blakely Luker; his father, Jarrett Gay; grandparents, Cynthia Gay, Fred Straub, and Kathy Oberkirch; brothers, Austin Luker (Lauren Welch), Harrison Luker, Chandler Luker (Brooke Knapp) and Banks Luker; sisters, Ashlynn Luker, Paxton Hyde, Asia Schnoes; nephew, Aden Schnoes; nieces, Emrie Luker, Elle Luker, and Ava Luker; along with numerous aunts, uncles and cousins, as well as many friends whom he considered family.
Friends and family are invited to pay their respects at Hughes Funeral Home, 26209 Pollard Road in Daphne, Alabama, on Thursday, September 16, 2021, between the hours of 5:00 PM and 6:00 PM, with a Celebration of Life service to follow. A candlelight vigil will be held at 7:45 PM at Bayfront Park in Daphne, Alabama, following the service for those who wish to attend.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial donation may be made to the charity of your choice, or should you wish to help defray the cost of funeral expenses, donations may be made in memory of Evan Luker. Please keep the family in your thoughts throughout this challenging time.
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Hughes Funeral Home, 26209 Pollard Road, Daphne, Alabama, is assisting the family.