GREENVILLE, KY., Oscar Laffette Dukes, 77, of Greenville passed away on Thursday, April 9, 2020 at Heartford House in Owensboro, KY. He was born in Muhlenberg County on June 11, 1942 the son of Charlie Dukes and Helen Elizabeth Johnson Dukes. He was a farmer for most of his life, but later in life he worked for Muhlenberg County Board of Education as a custodian. He was a member of the Crossing Holiness Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Rose Gregory Dukes, 3 brothers Charles Dukes, Larry Dukes, and Michael Dukes.
He is survived by a daughter Franny (Tim) Barnard of Central City, a grandson Josh Barnard of Central City, 2 sisters Agnes Dukes of Greenville and Debra Scarbrough of Greenville, a brother Howard (Debbie) Dukes of Greenville, several nieces and nephews.
In compliance with health and public safety directives, the funeral arrangements will be private.
The private graveside service will be at Fairmont Cemetery with Rev. Jerry Whitehouse officiating. Gary’s Funeral Home is in charge
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.garysfuneralhome.net