Read Luke 9:59-60. The duty of burial superseded even study of the Law, service in the Temple, killing the Passover sacrifice, or circumcision. Not to bury a parent was "scandalous."
Thus, although the second man's request was reasonable, he may have wanted to wait until after his father's death, which may have been months or years away.
Where do you find the important matters of life getting in the way of your growth as one who walks with Jesus?
Where has God been moved to #2 in your life when He needs to be #1?
How do you keep God in that #1 position each day, especially today?