Luke Luong Ellison
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Luke Luong Ellison
  • April 14, 1990 - August 19, 2014
  • Virginia

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Luke Luong Ellison of Arlington, Virginia passed away suddenly on August 19, 2014. Luke entered the Navy in 2009 and served as a corpsman stationed in Sasebo, Japan and Beaufort, SC. He was posthumously promoted to Petty Officer. Prior to his Navy service, Luke attended Arlington County schools, was a member of the Boy Scouts and played basketball and baseball in county leagues. With his engaging smile and gentle manner, Luke enjoyed working out, camping and traveling in Asia with his friends. He was a talented artist designing his Navy training unit's standard in Chicago. Luke leaves behind his loving parents William Ellison and Pattie Tom, devoted older brother, David Ellison, paternal grandmother, Sumiyo Ellison of Columbus, GA, maternal grandmother, Jean Lee Tom, and maternal family in San Francisco. CA. Friends may visit with the family on Thursday, August 28, between 5-7 pm at the Murphy-Arlington Funeral Home, 4510 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22203 (short walk from Ballston Metro stop). Join us for a celebration of Luke's life on Friday, August 29 at 11:00 am at the Cherrydale United Methodist Church, 3701 Lorcom Lane, Arlington, VA 22207 (corner of Nellie Custis & Lorcum Ln. Parking off Nellie Custis), with burial the same day at Quantico National Cemetery, 18424 Joplin Rd. Triangle, VA 22172 (703-221-2183) at 2:00 pm. A reception will be held at the Globe and Laurel Restaurant, 3987 Jefferson Davis Highway, Stafford VA 22554 immediately following burial. Online condolences may be made at www. murphyfuneralhomes.com, or sent to the funeral home.