Joseph Dukes, 83, of Morrow, passed away Jan. 19, 2013, at Brightmore Hospice in Griffin. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Lucy Dukes, sons, Joey Dukes and his wife, Donna, and Steven Dukes and his Melissa, two granddaughters, Savannah and Avery Dukes, two step-grandsons, Jonah and Nathan Wagner, and several nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 11a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 23, at the First Baptist Church in Morrow with Rev. David Tew officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to the church’s general fund in honor of Joseph Dukes. SouthCare Cremation and Funeral Society in Stockbridge. 770-692-1181.