William Joseph (Skip) Duke was born July 29, 1945 in Cleveland, TX. He was united in marriage to Johnnie Kay Prather Witt, they were together for over 21 years. Mr. Duke taught Agriculture in Houston, TX for 10 years, then was a truck driver for 30 years driving for Longistics, Inc. He attended Falcon Baptist church in Selmer, TN. He enjoyed camping, fishing, boating, going to the flea market, nascar and loved spending time with his family and friends.
Mr. Duke departed this life on June 22, 2012 in Jackson, Tennessee at the age of 66 Years, 10 Months, 24 Days. He is survived by his wife Johnnie Kay Witt of Selmer, TN; a daughter, Kim Owen Morris and husband Jerry Morris II of Finger, TN; four grandchildren, Tanner and Bo McGee, David and Carisa Morris; host of extended family and friends.
Services were held on Monday, June 25, 2012 at 1:00 PM at Falcon Baptist church in Selmer, Tennessee, with Phillip Moore officiating. Burial followed in the Falcon Cemetery at Selmer, Tennessee.
Serving as Pallbearers were Larry Kiser, Reggie Poindexter, Chester Blakney, Gary Lipford, Tanner McGee, David Morris.
Serving as Honorary Pallbearers were Troy Teague, Reece Kirk.