Luke Mayfield

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Luke "Rifleman" Mayfield, a resident of Canyon Lake, passed away on Monday, August 20, 2012 at his residence at the age of 83. Luke was born on July 21, 1929 in Stockdale to John H. Mayfield and Minnie E. Perrin Mayfield. He later married Joan Soden Mayfield on June 1, 1985. Luke was preceded in death by his parents; six brothers and 1 daughter. Survivors include his sons, Ken and Margaret Mayfield and Ron and Paula Mayfield; daughters, Debby and James Phillips and Shelli and Alex Carr; step-children, Alan Webb, Michael Webb, Joan King, Beverly Garcia, Forrest Willis and Jessie Bernal; 20 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and three on the way. Visitation will be held from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at the Lux Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services will follow at 2:00 PM on Thursday, August 23, 2012 at the funeral home chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to Cima Hospice, 1000 N. Walnut Ave., New Braunfels, TX 78130. All services will end at the conclusion of the funeral service on Thursday afternoon.

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  1. My family, I will miss my wonderful, precious uncle Luke. What a wonderful, loving, hard working, good hearted man. I know he is at peace now & will be reunited w/ my daddy & all of his other brothers, Grandma & Grandpa. My blessings to all of you & I love each & every one of you from the bottom of my heart! God Bless you all.

  2. A true gentleman with a heart & soul that will be cherished forever. Grandpa, you will be missed dearly!!! xoxo …Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal…

  3. May all the memories you keep deep in your heart bring you peace and strength in the days to come. My deepest sadness and sympathy to each of you. Know that you are loved and may God Bless you always.

  4. My sympathy and prayers go out to your family during this time of sorrow. I trust he led a full and enjoyable life.

  5. We love ya (Grandpa) You will be miss! We Will mourn his passing but we also thank God that he lived and that we were blessed to know him. God Bless his family, you are all in our prayers.

  6. We are so sorry for your loss. Luke will be missed but his love and affection for his family and friends will live on in each of you. Our thoughs and prayers are with each of you.

  7. Our heartfelt prayers and sympathy go out to the family and friends of Luke. He will be missed and fondly remembered by us.

  8. I am so sorry for your loss. I remember meeting Luke 25 years ago. He always made me feel like one of the family and always opened his arms for a hug. He always ask about my kids whenever I saw him. (since they were just being born when I met Luke). He will truly be missed. My prayers go out to the family, and I am sure the his memory will live on in your hearts.

  9. He will be missed by a host of people. We had a lot of good times together. Sending our love to the family. Dorothy Cochran Henry and Wendy Cochran Lawrence.

  10. Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

  11. Oh how i will miss you Uncle Luke, you always made me feel special, and because of you I have many memories to cherish

  12. RIP Rifleman My admiration & love is greater than I can express in words, a fine man & he will be greatly missed by many who knew him.

  13. My husband Stanley and I came to know Luke through the eyes and stories of his step daughter, Beverly Garcia. We send our love and condolences to his family. May your endearing memories live on, as you release Luke back into his spirit form. In sympathy, Jan Gauvain and Stanley Tartakov.

  14. We were so sorry to hear of Luke’s passing. I only came to know him as a big warm loving smile that would light up the room upon looking into the eyes of Joan, Beverly and Becky. Take comfort in knowing you have a special guardian angel to watch over you. Although our warmest hugs come from afar, know that we will keep you close in our prayers and remember our love and support will always be here for you.

  15. What a great brother in-law you were and we were so pleased to see you this past April and take you both to dinner and reminise. I have many fond memories of you and you held a special place in my heart,and visa versa. You will be missed. Prayers sent for you and Joan and your family. Rest in Peace, see ya again at the Gates…..Love You.xox Linda

  16. Luke andI got along real well consiting the consitering the circumstances I. Think the world the family I willl love you. Guys forever LOVE ALWAYS PA BERT R.i.P Luke

  17. I know Uncle Luke will be missed by all. But I know he is up there teaching all those others how to shoot and ride… Love to all..

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