Jesse Marion Dukes Sr.
May 26, 1940 - Feb 16, 2017
Jesse Marion Dukes, Sr., the son of Jesse Dukes & Elizabeth (Murphy) Dukes. Born May 26, 1940 in Savannah, GA. Jesse Marion Dukes departed life on February 16, 2017 at Sutter Hospital in Roseville, CA. after a term of health issues.
Jesse graduated from high school in Savannah, GA. Then joined the United States Air Force (USAF) advanced and succeeded through ranks. Serving during the Vietnam War thru the Cold War era (USAF). Jesse retired initially in winter 1983 from the (USAF) at Offutt Air Force Base (Omaha, NE). Immediately he began a career with the United States Department of Treasury in early 1984 retiring secondly in 2004.
Jesse enjoyed travel, golfing & bowling, joined the work Bowling League and won numerous trophies. He enjoyed time with friends & family. Cooking, music and movies were his hobbies. He loved to eat ice cream and seafood.
Jesse is survived by… Wife: Iris (McGee) Dukes. Children: Jesse Marion Dukes, Jr. (Denise), Pamela Dukes and Daniella Judon. Grandchildren: Genea Dukes, Katrina Jones, Alexander Judon, Ashley Ortiz and Brittany Ortiz. Brothers: Robert (Collen) deceased, Nathaniel (deceased), Arthur (Haydee) deceased, Charles (Lynnette), James (Donna). Sisters: Ella Mae Miller (deceased), Lizzie Mae Guess, Lula Joann Gray (William), and a host of family friends.
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