Joseph O. Luster

Sunrise: November 2, 1932

Sunset: June 8, 2019

Joseph O’Neal Luster, Sr. a loving and committed husband, father and grandfather, transitioned from this life to immortality on June 8th at Bon Secours Maryview Medical Center. He was born to Alexander and Clara Luster on November 2, 1932.
He served his country as active duty n the United States Army for two years at Fort Eustis. After the military he relocated to Norfolk and was hired as a woodcrafter at Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth, Virginia. He worked at NNSY for 28 years until he retired at the age of 62.

He married Gloria Panell on November 27, 1955. She was deceased in May 1995. Out of that union they had five sons, Joseph, Jr. of Norfolk, William (Linda) of Virginia Beach, Chris (Trina) of Tampa, Florida, Arland of Jacksonville, Florida, and Antonio (Mica) of Durham, North Carolina. Joseph O. Luster later moved to Suffolk, Virginia and married Wanda Young  Luster. He served as Deacon of Faith United Christian Center in Branchville, Virginia. He had a passion to work for the Lord in anyway possible for the up building of the Kingdom of God. Working side by side with his wife, Pastor Wanda Young- Luster, he continued to be a spiritual father and overseer to the members of Faith United Christian Center. Deacon Luster
was a man of deep faith and devotion to God and helping others in anyway possible. All that the Lord had spoken he would do. Those left to rejoice are his devoted wife of 22 years, Senior Pastor Wanda Young-Luster; five sons, Joseph, Jr., William (Linda), Chris (Trina) Arland, and Antonio (Mica); 6 grandchildren, Joseph III, Nicole, Latrice, Ashley, Chelsey, Tierra and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends and church family.

Viewing Thursday, June 13, 2019 Metropolitan Funeral Service 7246 Granby Street Norfolk, VA 23505 Service WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE Friday, June 14, 2019 11:00am Metropolitan Funeral Service Granby Chapel Interment Albert G. Horton Veteran Cemetery 5310 Milners Road Suffolk, VA 23434

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    Elijah Walker says

    Sorry to hear of your lost Pastor Luster. Denise and I and Mother Eaton will be praying for you and your family.

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    Deborah Goodwyn says

    Pastor Luster

    I am saddened to learn of Deacon Luster’s passing. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.

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    Wayne G. Bostick says

    It saddens me to hear of your loss. I know mere words can not replace the pain and sadness you are feeling at this time. Just know that I am praying for the family.

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    Sherlene White says

    Please accept my condolences in the loss of Deacon Joseph Luster. His presence will surely be missed. You are in my thoughts and prayers. May God continue to strengthen and comfort you during this difficult time.

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    Gerald & Barbara Smith-------South Carolina says

    We are so sad to hear of your loss, BUT, know that He is with his LORD. May GOD give you comfort.

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    Laverne M Howard says

    I send my sincere Prayers , Hugs, Love and Condolences to you Mrs. Wanda and the Family …

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