Jake Duke

Date: Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Funeral services for Jack Duke were held Jan. 20 at Charles W. Smith & Sons Funeral Chapel in Sachse. Interment followed in the Sachse Cemetery.

Mr. Duke died Jan. 17, 2012, in Dallas. He was 83.

He was born on July 13, 1928, in Sherman to Joe and Ora Duke.

Mr. Duke was a Korean War veteran. Upon returning from active duty, he spent the first half of his career at Chance Vault Aircraft and LTV Systems. In 1971, he opened his first business, Ye Olde Butcher Shop in Garland. Jack moved to Sachse in 1980 and opened Jack’s Meat Market.  He opened Jack’s Country Junction Restaurant in 1982 and celebrated 25 years of serving the Sachse community before closing the restaurant in 2007.

He was preceded in death by his wife Janie Duke, his parents Joe and Ora Duke and brother Joe Duke.

Survivors include his daughter Paula Kilgore and her husband Jim, sons, Gary Duke and his wife Karen, Greg Duke and his wife Mary Beth; grandchildren Jessica Brown, Jennifer (Brian) Herbert, Jake (Cindy) Brown, Taylor (Kelli) Duke, Trevor Duke, Trenton (Gaby) Duke, Matthew Duke, Jack Duke and Margaret Duke; stepchildren Marcy and Brett Hancock; brothers Gene (Carol) Duke, Jerry (Linda) Duke, Larry (Carol) Duke; sister Mary Lou (Gene) Lusk; sister-in-law Margie Duke and many loving nieces and nephews.

The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to the employees of Cambridge Court who so lovingly cared for him the last two years.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Mr. Duke’s name to the Alzheimer’s Association, 4144 N. Central Expwy. Ste. 750, Dallas TX 75204.

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