Thomas “Tom” Lukken, 76, of Jacksonville, Arkansas lost his courageous battle with Leukemia on September 7, 2022. He was born in Frankford, Germany on May 12, 1946 to Ann Marie Tedder.
Tom had a special connection with each and every one of his family members and friends. His Anne was the light in his eyes. He loved Susie and she loved him. Alan and Conner both had a special place in Tom’s heart. He was Jan’s beloved forever. His brother Chris Yeder’s love connected him to their mother and Gran always. Kathy was always there for Tom at any time. Tom was always blessed to have his son, Thad, and Rollie in his life. His grands and great-grands were forever in his heart. His friends knew his love.
Tom grew up Bennington, Vermont and always considered it to be his home. Being on a lake fishing or woodworking were his favorite days. He truly honored his country serving twenty-one years in the United States Air Force.
Thanks to the nurses at CHI St. Vincent’s, especially Bill Bledsoe, Sister Francis, and Hannah. Thank you to Dr. Joe Daugherty for taking care of Tom for so many years. Thank you to Dr. Emanuel and Dr. A, his neurologist.
Arrangements by A Natural State Funeral Service. 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas. 501-982-3400. www.anaturalstatefuneralservice.com