Luther J. “Luke” Emel, Sr., 77, of Yarnell, passed away at his home on Thursday, March 18, 2021. Luke was born in Bellefonte on June 8, 1943, the son of the late Frank C. Emel and Barbara Bumgard Emel. On
July 11, 1964 he married the former Faye M. Sayers (Emel) who survives at home. He is also survived by his son, Luther J. Emel, Jr. of Rehoboth Beach, DE, his daughter, Sarah L. Emel of Bellefonte; his brother,
Ken Emel of Spring City, TN, his 9 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. Along with his parents he was preceded in death by his siblings, George Emel, Frank Emel, Don Emel, Ara Emel and Sarah
Loesch. Luke served his country in the U. S. Navy from 1960-1964. He was a mechanic and licensed car inspector at Dix Honda. He was a member of the Summit Hill Wesleyan Church and the Howard Area
Lions Club. He enjoyed working in his garage, fishing and riding his motorcycle. He was everyone’s go to,it didn’t matter, he could fix anything. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family.
Family and friends will be received at the Dean K. Wetzler Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Inc., Milesburg on Monday, March 22, 2021 from 1 PM to 3 PM with the funeral service to follow at 3 PM.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Dean K. Wetzler Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Inc., 201 Spring Street, Milesburg. Online condolences may be made at www.deankwetzlerfuneralhome.com.