Robert William “Bob” Luker

Robert William “Bob” Luker

Birth
Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA
Death 20 Feb 2014 (aged 90)
Corpus Christi, Nueces County, Texas, USA
Burial Corpus Christi, Nueces County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 125441125 · View Source
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Robert "Bob" William Luker, age 90, passed away on Thursday, February 20, 2014 in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Bob was born on September 30, 1923 in Austin, Texas to W.F. and Charlotte N. Luker. He served in the U.S. Navy during W.W. II and after his tour of duty he married Betty in 1947. He then enrolled in the University of Texas and graduated in 1951 with a B.S. in Geology. Immediately after graduation he went to work for the Humble Co., on the King Ranch in Kingsville, Texas. After Humble, he worked for the Seaboard Oil Co., in Dallas and later transferred to Corpus Christi as a District Geologist. Seaboard merged with Texaco in 1955 and Bob then became an independent exploration Geologist from 1955 to present (Luker Energy). Bob was an avid hunter; hunting dove and quail, he loved ranching with his favorite bull "Big"; he was a tremendous family man and planned numerous family trips and vacations, and he loved to water ski, skiing until the age of 70. He was a member of A.A.P.G, S.I.P.E.S, T.I.P.R.O, I.P.A.A. AND C.C.G.S. He is preceded in death by his daughter, Vicki Lynne Luker and daughter-in-law Melissa Ann Luker.

He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Betty Luker; children, Steve (Jeanne) Luker, Scott Luker; 6 grandchildren Austin Luker, Stephanie (Garrett) Weidman, Catherine Pennington, Shaun Dunk, Valena Hanson (Jose Jacquez), Ricky Hanson; 2 great grandchildren Khloe Jacquez and Cairo Hanson; 2 brothers Clifford (Ruth) Luker, Ernest (Nannette) Luker; a sister Marge Reuter; numerous nieces and nephews.

A Memorial Service will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, February 24, 2014. Interment will be held at Seaside Memorial Park.


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  • Created by: LJCL16
  • Added: 21 Feb 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 125441125
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert William “Bob” Luker (30 Sep 1923–20 Feb 2014), Find A Grave Memorial no. 125441125, citing Seaside Memorial Park, Corpus Christi, Nueces County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by LJCL16 (contributor 47878768) .