Ronald Charles Duke Sr, Age 71 of Ellijay, passed on Tuesday September 8, 2020. Ronald was born on February 12, 1949 to his late parents Medford Carson and Inez V. (Rush) Duke in Orlando, Florida. Ronald was a member of the First Baptist Church of Ellijay, and he also retired from Nalley Motor Trucks. He is preceded in death by his son Scott Brannon Duke.
Ronald is survived by his wife of 50 years Betsy (Dilbeck) Duke, of the home in Ellijay, GA, Sons & Daughter-in-law Ronald C & Courtney A Duke Jr, of Jefferson, GA, Bryan Allen & Tammy Duke, of Acworth, GA, Anthony Wayne Duke, of Ellijay, GA, grand children Tyler Duke, Delaney Duke, Chelsea Webber, Cameron Wilson, Sadie Wilson, Eron Wilson, Chandler Higa, Gavin Duke, Ella Duke, Bryson Duke, great grandchildren Emmett John Wilson, Wilson Scott Webber, sisters & brother in laws Nancy & Danny Barge, of Grantville, GA, Janice & Joe White, of Franklin, GA, brother Robert & Cathy Duke, of Villa Rica.
Visitation will be held on Friday September 11, 2020 at the Logan Funeral Home from 4:00pm to 8:00pm and Saturday from 1:00pm to 2:00pm out at the Pavilion before the service. The service will be held at the Logan Funeral Home Outdoor Pavilion at 2:00pm Saturday, September 12, 2020 and interment will follow in the Ellijay City Cemetery. Family request in lieu flowers donations be made to American Cancer Society. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.loganfuneralhome.com Logan Funeral Home and Chapel in charge of arrangements.