Mr. Henry Dukes, Jr. was born in Humnoke, AR to Mr. and Mrs. Henry and Lillie (Brown) Dukes on July 22, 1935. Henry was educated in schools in Lonoke, AR. Mr. Dukes moved to E. St. Louis, IL and started working for the Steel Mill.
On Monday, April 26, 2021 in his home, Henry closed his eyes for eternal sleep. Henry is preceded in death by his parents Henry and Lillie Dukes, 7 sisters Henrietta Bennett, Elnora Dukes, Gladys M. Dukes, Albener Dukes, Louise Dukes, Mary Ann Ferd, and Lee Ethel Mosley.
Mr. Dukes is survived and dearly missed by three daughters Angela Burrows, Gloria Green, and Wanda Carlton; Three sons Lester Goree, Sr., Nicholas V. Owens, and Reginal Dukes; Sister Flossie Williams; Seventeen Grandchildren and a host of Great Grandchildren nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives and friends.