Luke L. Rea, 21, of Ottawa, died Friday, April 27, 2018.

Memorial services will take place at 1 p.m. Friday, May 4, 2018, at the First United Methodist Church.

Family will meet with friends immediately following the service.

Private family inurnment to be held later at Highland Cemetery, Ottawa.

Luke was born Dec. 1, 1996, in Lawrence, Kansas, the son of Jason Rea and Valorie (Hurlock) Stewart.

He was a lifelong Ottawa resident.

He graduated from Ottawa High School with the class of 2014.

Survivors include his father, Jason Rea of Ottawa; mother, Valorie Stewart and husband Kenny of Kincaid; fiancée, Minnie Leatherberry of Ottawa; son, Aydan Rea of Ottawa; sister, Kristen Rea of Ottawa; paternal grandfather, John Rea and wife Lorna of Ottawa; paternal grandmother, Phyllis Cline of Ottawa; maternal grandmother, Lillian Miller of Garnett; and dog, Zeus.

He was preceded in death by his great-grandmother, Eledta Martin; and aunt, Wendy Butler.

Luke was a concrete mason at Rocker’s Concrete for approximately four years.

He loved video games and being outdoors chopping wood, shooting, and fishing.

The family suggests memorial contributions to the Aydan Rea Educational Fund c/o Dengel & Son Mortuary, 235 S. Hickory, Ottawa, Kansas 66067. Family and friends are encouraged to post their condolences and memories on Luke’s Tribute Wall at