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Luke B. Etheridge

Luke B. Etheridge, 75, Georgetown, died Friday, Jan. 26, 2007, at Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services in New Albany.
A native of Marietta, Ga., he was a retired mechanic, a Marine veteran of the Korean War, and a member of the American Legion in Jeffersonville and Floyds Knobs.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty J. Etheridge, and a son, Ronald W. Etheridge.
Survivors include his longtime companion, Mary Ferber of Georgetown; two sons, Luke Etheridge of Jeffersonville and Paul Etheridge of New Albany; two daughters, Linda Allen of Jeffersonville and Kathy Eads of Versailles, Ky.; 10 grandchildren, including Christa McAfee, who cared for him; and four great-grandchildren.
Funeral: Monday, Jan. 29, at Scott Funeral Home’s North Chapel in Jeffersonville with burial in Walnut Ridge Cemetery.
The family suggests memorial gifts to Guerin Woods Senior Citizen Center, 1100 Cristiani Way, Georgetown, IN 47122.