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“David and Brian, Ricky and I are so sad to hear about Luke's passing. I worked with him as an administrator when he was branch manager of the New...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Cindy & Ricky Thomas - Leander, TX

“Luke was a great friend and classmate.Prayers for the entire family as God holds the pieces of your broken hearts. ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Marion Anthony - Folsom, LA

“Luke was my branch manager at Johnson controls in Albany, Ga. He gave me my first job after college and helped me to launch my 33 year career with...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Mike Coley - Cumming, GA

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4 of 8 | Posted by: Thomas Lee - Rockwood, TN

“Betty & Louis,Carrol & I send our sympathy and prayers to comfort you on the loss of your dear brother & brother-in-law. Remember all the good times...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Barbara Richoux - Madisonville, LA

“Thank you Luke for being one of the best and most impactful leaders at JCI. I am still amazing at the quality of team you developed and the results...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Jenny Stentz - Atlanta, GA

“So sorry to hear of the passing of Luke. He's a marvelous brother in the Lord. I'm happy he has made it into the presence of the Lord. He will be...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Glenn Allen - Ponchatoula, LA

“Your wings was ready but my heart was not The tears won't stop falling but I am at peace knowing you're in heaven with Mrs. Marie. I will forever...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Ashley Brown - Pass Christian, MS


Luke Burnthorne, of Loranger, Louisiana, passed at home on Monday, January 17, 2022, at the age of 78. He was born on Monday, July 5, 1943, in Independence, Louisiana.
Luke worked for Johnson Controls, retiring after 40 years.

Luke is survived by his son & daughter-in-law, David Burnthorne and Denise Russo Burnthorne, son, Brian Burnthorne, grandchildren, Brennen Burnthorne, Brianna Burnthorne, Dustin Burnthorne, Dylan Burnthorne, Briley Burnthorne, Brian Burnthorne Jr., and Luke Burnthorne, brother & sister-in-law, Louis and Betty Burnthorne.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Marie Horner Burnthorne, parents, Luke and Mary Ann Reid Burnthorne, siblings, Gladys, Wilmer, Pete, Mearl, Albert, Alice, and Jay (J.D.).
The family would like to thank the Nurses and staff at Heart of Hospice, Ashley and Irene Brown, Alechia Taylor, and Allison Wiggins, for providing care and comfort to Luke during his last days.
Family and friends will be received at First Baptist Church of Ponchatoula, 325 E. Pine St., Ponchatoula, Louisiana 70454 on Saturday, January 22, 2022 from 9:00 am until 11:00 am.
A Funeral Service will be held at First Baptist Church of Ponchatoula, on Saturday at 11:00 am,

Interment will follow at Noah Cemetery in Husser, Louisiana.

Donations may be made in Lukes honor to First Baptist Church of Ponchatoula, St. Paul Lutheran Church in Hammond, and New Sharon Baptist Church in Husser. https://giving.ncsservices.org/App/Giving/fbcp, http://stpaulhammond.org

An on-line guest book is available at www.harrymckneely.com.