James Harold Duke
October 27, 1933 - September 23, 2018
U.S. Armed Forces Veteran
ObituaryJames Harold Duke passed away on Sunday, September 23, 2018 at the Carnegie Tri County Municipal Hospital in Carnegie, Oklahoma. "Harold" was born October 27, 1933 in Snyder, Oklahoma to Virgil & Alice Carrol Duke.
Harold attended school in Gotebo, Oklahoma. Harold was drafted into the Army in 1954 and served until 1956. Most of his time was spent in Germany. Harold was trained as a cook for the Army in Switzerland. Harold was a member of the Nazarene Church and a lifetime member of the DAV (Disabled Veterans) Harold worked for Paul Summers Propane in Carnegie, Oklahoma. Harold married Aletha Troub on February 23, 1964 in Carnegie, Oklahoma. Harold & Aletha were camping hosts at several Oklahoma lakes. Harold loved fishing and he also enjoyed playing dominoes. He was a Champion Domino player in the Carnegie World Championship Tournament.
Survivors: Wife, Aletha Duke of the home in Carnegie, Oklahoma.
Two Daughters: Vikki Duke of Arizona
Gala Duke of Duncan, Oklahoma
Two Grandsons: Corey Duke of Alabama
Cody Duke of Ft. Gibson, Oklahoma
Many relatives and friends.
Preceded in death: parents, daughter, Toni Duke and sister, Gay Byford.
Memorial Service: Saturday, September 29, 2018, 2:00 PM,
Ray & Martha's Funeral Home Chapel
Under the Direction of Ray & Martha's Funeral Home
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Carnegie Senior Citizen Nutrition Center, Carnegie, Oklahoma
Date: September 29, 2018
Time: 2:00 pm
Love you, Aunt Aletha
I Thank God For Sharing You With Me!!! You Were Truly My Friend. I will Miss Our Conversations. Aletha You Are in Our Prayers!!! Love You & Am Here If I can ever Help You in Any Way.
Oh the memories of all the years growing up around you. How we went fishing at several of the campsites that the two of you were at. Oh that nasty stink bait , I can still smell it. lol Oh how you would tease me and my sister Sheri. How we will cherish those memories....You will be so missed by all. Aunt Aletha we love you and if I can help in anyway please let me..
Mountain View, OK
My sincere condolences to Aletha and the family in the passing of my good friend, Harold Duke. He will surely be missed by all who knew and loved him. May he Rest In Peace, and may the Peace and Comfort that only God can give at a time like this, be upon the Family. Love to All!!
We love you Aunt Aletha and you have our deepest sympathies and condolences. You and Harold are in our thoughts and prayers.
Edward & Beverly Adkins Whitworth
Aletha, praying for you and the entire family. Cherish the wonderful memories that you made in your marriage. I always felt like you were part of our family since you and Linda graduated together. It always feels like you have a hole in your heart but with God's help you get through it. Love nd prayers!!!!