Luther “Luke” Everett Meadors, Jr., age 71, passed away peacefully at home on September 3, 2020. Cremation has taken place and graveside service will be held September 15, 2020 at Gazebo at Carlsbad Cemetery at 10:00 AM. He was born on July 9, 1949 in Carlsbad, New Mexico to Luke E. and Anna L. (Hice) Meadors. On July 27, 1971, Luke married Denise (Temple) in Carlsbad, his best friend and love of his life. Luke graduated Carlsbad High School in 1967. He loved cars and was always found tinkering on his cars in his garage, his hands were rarely still. He treasured the moonlight rides with this wife and close friends, telling stories and laughing until the sun came up. After twenty-nine years, working for WIPP, Luke retired and enjoyed his cabin in the Guadalupe mountains. He was a member of the Dirt Dobbers Car Club, Carlsbad Automotive Restoration Society (CARS), B.P.O.E. #1558, and Carlsbad First Baptist Church. Luke is survived by his wife Denise Meadors and his mother, his daughter: Lucinda Andreasen and husband, Russell, his son: Rocky L. Meadors and wife, Julie, his grandchildren: Ashlyn and Jakob Andreasen, and Ross and Jalie Meadors. Also surviving his sister Cathy Harrison and husband, Gary M. He was preceded in death by his father and brother Roscoe “Rocky” V. Meadors. As well as his grandparents Roscoe and Mamie Meadors, and Virgil and Edith Hice. Honorary Pallbearers include grandsons: Jakob Andreasen and Ross Meadors. As well as M.A. Chucky Click, David Doughty, Bobby Nance, Buz Sexton, Jae Walker, and John Wixom. In lieu of flowers a donation may be made to the American Diabetes Association.
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