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William Judson Duke, Jr.

June 19, 1953 — November 11, 2022

William Judson Duke, Jr., age 69, passed away on Friday, November 11, 2022, at the Jackson Madison County General Hospital. Funeral Services will be conducted on Monday, November 14, 2022, at 1:00 P.M. in the Chapel of the Brownsville Funeral Home. Burial to follow at the Allen’s Baptist Church Cemetery. A visitation will be held on Monday, November 14, 2022, at the Brownsville Funeral Home from 12 P.M. until the service hour at 1:00 P.M. Mr. Duke was born on June 19, 1953, in Brownsville, TN, to the late William J. Duke, Sr. and Bobbie Jean Crossnoe Duke. He was a member First Presbyterian Church of Jackson, TN. Mr. Duke attended the University of Tennessee of Knoxville. He worked as a bridge inspector, land surveyor and construction for many years. He was active with the Boy Scouts of America, serving as an Assistant Scout Leader with Troop 12 of Jackson, TN. Also preceding him in death was one sister: Donna Carol Duke. He is survived by one son: William J. Duke, III of San Antonio, TX; two daughters: Rachel Blair Duke of Memphis, TN, Brooke Fox of Knoxville, TN; three sisters: Dorothy Jean Edinger (Art) of Simpsonville, KY, Marilyn Anne Duke of Bartlett, TN, Julia Christie Gorrell (Dennis) of Nashville, TN. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to: Allen Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Diane Presley, 142 Chestnut, Brownsville, TN 38012 Serving as pallbearers are John Carlton, Tommy Baxter, Larry Smith, Jim Duke, Jimmy Byrum, Steve McCool, Barrow Taylor and Art Edinger.
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Visitation

Monday, November 14, 2022

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Central time)

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Funeral Service

Monday, November 14, 2022

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

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Burial

Monday, November 14, 2022

2:30 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

Allen Baptist Church Cemetery

5533 Hwy 79 N, Brownsville, TN 38012

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