Duke, Jr., James Donald

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James Donald “Jim” Duke, Jr., 84, of Pulaski went to his heavenly reward on June 22, 2006 and was reunited with his beloved wife, Effie. He was born in Wellsville, New York on Aug. 6, 1921 and was the son of the late James D. Duke, Sr. and Hazel Roche Duke.

He was a veteran of World War II and was the former owner and operator of Jim’s Steak House in Pulaski.

Surviving are: his son, James Donald Duke, III, Lynchburg; sister and brother-in-law, Gloria and Jack White, Pulaski; brother, Rock T. “Skip” Duke, Pulaski; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held Monday at 10 a.m. at the Highland Memory Gardens Mausoleum Chapel with Rev. Vickie Houk officiating. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Monday at the Christ Episcopal Church, Pulaski with a reception to follow in the Parish Hall.

Visiting will be Sunday evening at Stevens Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Arrangements by Stevens Funeral Home, Pulaski.