Graham Bagley Dukes, Sr, 86, died Friday morning (March 10, 2017) at Hospice House Satilla following an extended illness. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father, Papa and Big Papa
Survivors include 2 daughters, Maudlene Dukes and Elaine Griffin both of Valdosta; three sons, Graham B. Dukes, Jr (wife Carlene) of Waycross, Jonathan Dukes (wife Mary) of Cleveland, TN, and Glenn Dukes (wife Lisa) of Douglasville, GA; seven grandchildren, Brandon Dukes (wife Tricia) of Smyrna, GA, Brittany Peacock (husband Caleb) of Waycross, Brent Dukes (wife Breanna) of Waycross, Justin Griffin of Atlanta, Daniel Griffin of Guelph, Canada, Clayton Griffin of Roswell, GA, and Sara-Allison Dukes of Cleveland, TN; four great grandchildren, Baylor and Cooper Peacock of Waycross, Kyndal Dukes of Smyrna, GA, and Benson Dukes of Waycross; a brother, John WM Dukes (wife Christine) of Waycross, numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Hospice House Satilla, c/o Hospice Satilla, 808 Everegreen Way, Waycross, GA 31501.
A funeral service will be held at 4:00 PM Sunday (March 12, 2017) at Crossview Church of God of Prophecy. Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 3:00 until 4:00 PM Sunday at the church. Members of the 1948 graduating class of Wacona High School are asked to gather at the church at 3:30 Sunday to serve as honorary pallbearers.
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Music Funeral Home, Waycross is in charge of arrangements.