Glen O. Duke, age 81, of Owenton, KY passed away Wednesday, February 19th at his home surrounded by his family and friends.
Born March 2, 1932, in Bellefontaine, Mississippi, he was the son of the late Charles Tinsley and Eunice Castle Duke. He was preceded in death by his grandson, Charles Tanner Duke and his brothers, Hilton, Ralph, George and Fred Allen Duke. Glen served his country during the Korean Conflict, in the United States Navy and was the former Commander for the VFW Post 3119. Additionally, he was a retired professional land surveyor, farmer, developer, Kentucky Colonel and attended Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church.
Glen is survived by his wife of 60 years, Eleanor “Ellie” Pierson Duke; his sons, Fred Pierson (Millie) Duke of Lexington, KY and David Glen (Catherine) Duke of Frankfort, Ky; his brother, Paul Duke of Eupora; three grandchildren, Mason Blair Duke, Logan Glen Duke and Jessica Marie Wilson and his great granddaughter, Naomi June West.
McDonald & New Funeral Homes are in charge of arrangements. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, February 25, at 11 a.m. with Rev. Dale Adkins officiating.
God saw him getting tired, a cure not meant to be, so he wrapped his arms around him and whispered, “come to me.”