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Lutkins, David R.

David R. Lutkins U.S. Army WWII
David R. Lutkins U.S. Army WWII


 
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Date of Birth: 11/28/1920
Died On: 6/13/2012
Street Address: Locust Ave
Service Number: 20241904
Branch of Service: U.S. Army - 4th Infantry Division

Veteran Code: USARMY-388


BIOGRAPHY
 
David R. Lutkins was born in New York in 1920. In Rye his family lived on Locust Ave and were members of Christ Church. David enlisted in 1942 and served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

He joined the 101st Cavalry in October 1940 and, after attending Infantry Officer School in 1942, served in the 4th Infantry Division in Europe from D-Day through June, 1945

David Robbins Lutkins, 91, of Southern Pines died on June 13, 2012 at Penick Village in Southern Pines, NC. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Nancy Holbrook Scott, to whom he was married for 61 years. Services will be held at a later date. Mr. Lutkins attended St. Marks School and Trinity College. He joined the 101st Cavalry in October 1940 and, after attending Infantry Officer School in 1942, served in the 4th Infantry Division in Europe from D-Day through June, 1945. Following World War II, he lived in Weston, Massachusetts, and headed his own general advertising agency in Boston. In 1976, he and his wife retired to Pinehurst to pursue his lifelong interest in golf. Surviving are his daughter, Wendy L. Nagy (and her husband, Gabriel F. Nagy) of Dataw Island, SC; three grandchildren, Stanley A. Jones (and his wife, Hanna von Goeler) of Montclair, NJ, Bonnie Scott Jones (and her partner, Jen P. Harris) of Brooklyn and Hudson, NY, and Heather R. Buettner (and her husband, Christopher P. Buettner) of Madison, WI; and four great-grandchildren, Jack Robbins Buettner, Katherine Holbrook Buettner, Zoe Scott Buettner and Lucian F. L. Jones. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Foundation of FirstHealth, 150 Applecross Road, Pinehurst, NC 28374 or The Penick Village Foundation, P.O. Box 2001, Southern Pines, NC 28388.
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