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December 29, 1936 - January 20, 2018
Eddie Don Duke, 81, of Carthage, passed away Saturday, January 20, 2018, in Shreveport, Louisiana.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 23, 2018, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center. Funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, January 24, 2018, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Pastor Benny Anglin officiating. A military honors service will also be held under the direction of VFW Post 8904. Interment will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Center.
Mr. Duke was born December 29, 1936, in Franklin, to Tommie Edward Duke and Imo Aline Reeves Duke. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He was a member of Word of Life Church in Carthage.
He is survived by
Wife: Ruth Duke of Carthage, Texas
Gwendolyn Stewart of Laytonville, California
Patricia Whittington of Greenwood, Louisiana
Gail Patterson of Fort Worth, Texas
Allen Duke of Tenaha, Texas
Arty Schultz of Tomball, Texas
10 Great Grandchildren
Sister: Sonya Suggs of Jewett, Texas
Jerry Duke of Jewett, Texas
Tommie Duke of Nacogdoches, Texas
Larry Duke of Groesbeck, Texas
Preceded in death by
Parents: Tommie Edward Duke and Imo Aline Reeves Duke
Sister: Jackie King
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Salvation Army (www.salvationarmyusa.org) or Mission Carthage (PO Box 1208, Carthage, Texas 75633).
Watson & Sons Funeral Home - Center
1554 Texas 7