Ronnie Duke, 64, of Owensboro, passed away Thursday, September 19 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born in Louisville to the late Leslie and Beulah Thompson.
Ronnie had a passion for classic cars and hot rods. Most of his career involved restoring cars or working in a body shop. He also did a lot of tinkering on a variety of things, including motorcycles. Ronnie enjoyed history and fishing and was generally an animal lover. He had a witty sense of humor and a fun personality. Ronnie will be missed by many, especially his grandchildren whom he loved to spend time with.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Barbara Duke and a brother, Mike Duke.
Ronnie is survived by a daughter, Stacy Duke (Fiance, Ronnie Boling) of Owensboro; sons, Jason Duke (Tiffany) of Philpot and Adam Duke (Dawn) of Owensboro; grandchildren, Lindsey, Tyler, Kaleb, Ashton, Dalton, Lexie, Bryson and Keagan; a great-grandchild, Leighton; and brothers, Donnie Duke (Teresa), Bobby Duke (Janice), Bill Duke (Phyllis) and Timmy Duke.
The funeral service will be at 6:00 PM, Sunday, September 22 at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory where visitation will be from 1:00 until 6:00 PM. Interment will be at Rosehill Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family of Ronnie Duke C/O Stacy Duke, 900 Old Hartford Rd., Owensboro, KY 42303.
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