January 18, 2012

Jon-Luke Bateman

Cpl. Jon-Luke Bateman, age 22, of Tulsa, Oklahoma, died on January 15, 2012, during combat operations in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.

He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, California.

Jon-Luke graduated from Pahrump Valley High School in 2007.
Light a candle for Jon-Luke.
Light his way to Heaven.

Jon-Luke began serving in the Marine Corps on Feb. 25, 2008. This was his first combat deployment. He also deployed once with a Marine expeditionary unit.

His personal service awards include the Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, and NATO Medal for International Security Assistance Forces in Afghanistan.

Jon-Luke is survived by many loving friends and family members.

Let us pray to God the Father, Jesus, all of the saints and all of the angels that Jon-Luke Bateman is in heaven. Let us pray that he is at peace and is with God. Amen

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