Shawnee resident Dr. Jack Carl Luman, 88, passed away Tuesday, April 25, 2023 at his home surrounded by family.
Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M. Monday, May 1, 2023 at First Christian Church in Shawnee. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Project Safe or Salvation Army.
Jack was born November 14, 1934 in Lawton, OK to Carl and Gladys Luman. He attended high school at Classen High School in OKC and graduated as a mid-termer class of 52’-53’. He then attended the University of Oklahoma where he was a member of Delta Tau Delta Fraternity. He then went to Westminster College in Fulton, MO where he was also Delta Tau Delta.
Jack met the love of his life, MaryAnn, and they moved to Kansas City where he attended the School of Dentistry and graduated in 1959. He then joined the Air Force in Rantoul, IL where he became captain of the hospital Dental Corp.
Jack and MaryAnn moved to Shawnee in 1963 where he began his dental practice with Dr. Joe Taron. He practiced 54 years in Shawnee and saw his last patient at the age of 80.
He lived life to the fullest, enjoying family time the most. He also loved time at the lake, golf trips, golfed as often as possible with his friends, and “Tuesday guy’s night”. He was a member of the Kiwanis and will be remembered most by his kindness, soft spoken voice and heart like no other.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by his wife: MaryAnn Luman, sister: Kara Lee Merrell, children: Jeff Luman and Karla, Jenee Epps and Troy, and Julie Lucas, grandchildren who were the highlight of his life: Chasity Bruhn and Trevet, Blake Luman and Jackie, Max Epps and Kaylee, Kailey Velazquez and Ernesto, Madison Ebke and Brian, Alexis Lucas, Laynie Lucas, and Mollie Epps, great-grandchildren: Lance Luman, Jarrett Bruhn, JackVelazquez, Diesel Velazquez, Reyna Velazquez, Lennox Epps, and Ella Ebke.