Billy Lee Luko, 55, of rural Bloomfield passed away on May 11, 2020 at his home. He was born October 2, 1964 in Bloomfield to Russell Dwayne and Shirley Ann Klicker Luko. He married Jennifer Vasquez on July 12, 2012 in Bloomfield.
Bill worked as a district mechanic for the Iowa Department of Transportation for over 30 years and worked at Brothers Market (formerly Keith’s Foods) for two years. He also farmed and raised cattle, co-owned Jefferson County Area Ambulance for 10 years, and was a reserve police officer while living in Jefferson County and Clinton County. He was a very social person, never knew a stranger and liked staying busy. While not working, he loved fishing, cooking, and spending time with his family and his little dog, Bailey.
He is survived by his wife, Jennifer Luko; two daughters, Amanda (Gavin) Hammes of Fairfield, Kelsey Luko of Packwood; three step-children, Alexander, Julia, Aschelinn Brown; four grandchildren, Avrie Hammes, Liylah, Jonah, Maliah Luko; mother, Shirley Luko of Mt. Pleasant; and two sisters, Brenda (Danny) Bartlett of Springfield, Mo., and Gina Rooks of Mt. Pleasant.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, a private funeral will be held at the Wagler Funeral Home in Bloomfield with Gary Brooks officiating. Cremation will follow the service. A rolling visitation without the presence of the family was held from noon-6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at the funeral home. Visitation will be limited to 10 people within the funeral home at one time. A memorial has been established to his family. Online condolences may be directed to www.waglerfuneralhome.com.