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DAVID LESTER DUKE

July 17, 1942 November 16, 2018
DAVID LESTER DUKE
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Mr. David Lester Duke, age 76, of Republic, Missouri, passed away on Friday, November 16, 2018 in Mercy Hospital, Springfield, Missouri. He was born on July 17, 1942 in Springfield, Missouri, the son of the late LeRoy A. Sr. and Kathalene F. (Hodges) Duke.

David served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War, and retired from the Army on July 21, 1976. He later was employed with the U.S. Postal Service as a Mail Handler.

He was united in marriage to Iris Edwina Maness on October 22, 1983, in Clever, Missouri, and have made their home in Republic since that time.

David was preceded in death by his parents; and a step son, Dwayne Jones.

He is survived by his wife, Iris; his four children, Tammy Burke, Heidi Murphy, Donald Duke, and Deborah Hunsaker and their families; his three step children, Michael Jones, Rickie Jones, and Yvonne Houston, and their families; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; two brothers, LeRoy A. Duke, Jr. and Paul K. Duke, and their families; and many other extended family and friends.

A visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m., with the funeral service to begin at 2:00 p.m., on Wednesday, November 21, 2018 in Meadors Funeral Home, Republic. Burial will follow the service in Harrington Cemetery, Republic, with military honors. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Veterans and Military Coalition of the Ozarks (VMCO) 1440 State Highway 248, Ste. Q-243, Branson, MO 65616. Family and friends may share online condolences on this website, at www.meadorsfuneralhome.com


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Visitation

Wednesday

21

Nov

1:00 PM 11/21/2018 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 11/21/2018 2:00:00 PM
Meadors Funeral Home - Republic Chapel

314 N. Main Ave.
Republic, MO 65738

Meadors Funeral Home - Republic Chapel
314 N. Main Ave. Republic 65738 MO
United States

funeral service

Wednesday

21

Nov

2:00 PM 11/21/2018 2:00:00 PM
Meadors Funeral Home - Republic Chapel

314 N. Main Ave.
Republic, MO 65738

Meadors Funeral Home - Republic Chapel
314 N. Main Ave. Republic 65738 MO
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Harrington Cemetery Final Resting Place

East Hines Street
Republic, MIssouri 65738

East Hines Street Republic 65738 MIssouri
United States
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