Sunday, January 15, 2012

Marine Cpl. Jon-Luke Bateman

Remember Our Heroes

Marine Cpl. Jon-Luke Bateman, 22, of Tulsa, Okla.

Cpl. Bateman was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.; died Jan. 15, 2012 in Helmand province, Afghanistan, while conducting combat operations.

Cpl. Jon-Luke Bateman, 22, passed away Jan. 15, 2012, in Afghanistan.

He was born May 26, 1989, in Hanford, Calif., and was a resident of Pahrump for four years, having come from Hanford.

He was a Marine Corps serviceman and deployed from Camp Pendleton.

He loved riding his motorcycle and having a good time with his friends and family. He liked to play X Box 360 Call of Duty and was ranked 30th.
He graduated from Pahrump Valley High School in 2007. While at PVHS, he was in the ROTC.

Surviving are his mother Laura Allen and step-father Tony Allen of Huntsville, Ark.; sister and brother-in-law Kristin and James Nunley of Fayetteville, Ark; brothers Paul D. Bateman III of Camp Lejeune, N.C. and Kyle Allen of Huntsville; grandmother and step-grandfather Sheryl and Edwin Lampe of Hanford; grandfather and step-grandmother John and Karen Parson of Hemet, Calif.; grandparents Betty and Paul D. Bateman Sr. of Lemoore, Calif; great-grandmother and great-grandfather Audrey and Bud Zerby of Pahrump; niece Deidre Nunley of Fayetteville; nephew Wyatt Whitney of Las Vegas; and several aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father Paul Donald Bateman Jr. and great-grandmother Dora Floyd.

Marine Cpl. Jon-Luke Bateman was killed in action on 01/15/12.

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