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Leslie Ivy Duke
Date of Death or Service Mar 27, 2015
Leslie Ivy Duke
Leslie Ivy Duke, age 84, passed away on March 27. Preceded in death by parents, Leslie F. and Frankie Duke; sister, Iris Jean Duke; brothers, Charles Thomas and Marvin H. Duke. Survived by his wife of 66 years, Odessa Finch Duke; children Sally (Cliff) Bennett and Johnny (Vickie) Duke; nine grandchildren; five great-children; brother Bill (Elvadean) Duke. His wishes were to be cremated. A Memorial service will be held at the Owens Chapel Church of Christ at 1:00 pm on Friday, April 3.  Burial to follow at the Rock Church Cemetery, Dickson, TN.
Mr. Duke was a hard worker who provided for his family.  He worked first at the Neuhoff Packing Plant and retired from the Ford Glass Plant.  During his life, he built and remodeled numerous houses.  He made sure that his children received a fine education.  Over his life he had many interests which included travel in which he saw most of the world.   Much of his life, he helped those who were less fortunate.  He now rests from his labor.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Alive Hospice, 1718 Patterson Street, Nashville, TN 37203.


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