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Luther M Flynn

August 16, 1931 — December 13, 2021

Luther Flynn passed away at home from cancer, at the age of 90,surrounded by family. He was born in Nancy, Kentucky , one of ten Children, to Luther Flynn Sr. and Ada Stacy Flynn. Luther proudly served in the Marine Corps for two years and in the United States Air Force for 21 years. He served as a Marine Helicopter Crew Chief in Korea, sometimes rescuing downed pilots, often at great personal risk. In the Air Force, Lou was a Jet Engine Mechanic and then a Machinist. he retired in 1979 as Senior Master Sergeant in charge of the Flight- Line machine Shop at Travis Air Force Base. Luther then worked for several local oil refineries as a private contractor. The last five years of his career, he worked at Jelly Belly Candy in Fairfield, California, a job he really enjoyed. In retirement Lou volunteered for the Sacramento Valley National Cemetery Honor guard for five years. He served as Commander of the Vacaville Disabled American Veterans. He was a board member of the Paradise Cove Homeowners Association for many years. Luther was a devoted family man who exemplified the very best as a husband, father, and grandfather. He leaves behind his wife of 43 years Carol, five children, Seven grandchildren, eight great- grandchildren,and three great-greats. Luther was a laid back guy with a great sense of humor who loved camping, motorcycles, hot rod cars, tinkering in his garage,travel and any activities involving family. He was always happy to lend someone a tool. the challenge would be to find that tool in his well-stocked, but disorganized, garage. He was a great friend to many He will be greatly missed. A celebration of life service will be held at Norfleet Cemetery Friday, May 27, 2022 at 12:00 PM. Military Honors will be conducted by American Legion Post 38 with Clarence Floyd of Post 38 to officiate. Pulaski Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.
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