Eric Michael Luebke of Barnhart, Missouri, formerly of Potosi, was born July 7, 1996 in St. Louis, Missouri a son to Brandy Lee (Speidel) and Benjamin J. Luebke. Eric departed this life Sunday, July 31, 2022 having reached the age of 26 years and 24 days.
Those left to cherish his memory include his father, Benjamin Luebke of St. Louis, Missouri; mother, Brandy Speidel of Knob Lick, Missouri; daughter, Amelia Besch of Imperial, Missouri; sisters, Emily Luebke of Potosi, Missouri, Lydia Lange of Desloge, Missouri, Jada Bailey and husband Ken of Potosi, Missouri, Sophia Luebke of St. Louis, Missouri, Amelia Luebke of St. Louis, Missouri; brothers, Sebastien Luebke of St. Louis, Missouri, Benjamin Luebke II of St. Louis, Missouri, Samuel Luebke of St. Louis, Missouri; grandparents, William and Pamela Luebke, Cathy Johnston, Eric Speidel and many other relatives, and dear and special friends.
Eric was a 2014 graduate from Potosi High School. He ran cross country and in 2013 placed 13th in the state of Missouri. After high school he joined the United States Army and worked his way to Sergeant. While in the Army, he earned the National Defense Medal, Global War of Terrorism Service Medal and Army Service Ribbon. He was proud of his service to his country. He kept his family close to his heart and loved spending time with his precious daughter. His memory will forever be cherished in the hearts of those who loved him dearly.