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St. Bernard Memorial Funeral Home & Gardens

701 W Virtue ST, Chalmette, LA

OBITUARY

Thomas "Tommy" H. Dukes

August 15, 1963September 10, 2020
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Thomas "Tommy" H. Dukes passed away on Thursday, September 10, 2020, at the age of 57. He is survived by his loving wife, Elizabeth Dukes, of 12 years. Son of Thomas W. Dukes and Gaynell Dukes. Loving father of Katie Dukes and Delaney Dukes, and step-father of Joshua Labat (Jessica) and Jordan Labat (Kayla). Brother of Timothy "Timmy" Dukes (Jacquelyn "Jackie"), and Teri Spiers (Michael "Biscuit") and uncle to Brianna Dukes and Brittan Dukes. Grandfather of Averi Labat, Alivia Labat, Jace Labat, and Kennedy Labat. Tommy was a lifelong resident of St. Bernard Parish. He attended Holy Cross High School and graduated from Chalmette High School where he excelled in sports. He was a renowned basketball player that led to several championships. Tommy served in the United States Navy and was the owner of Dukes Custom Home Improvements. Tommy was a loving, kind, and giving man who never knew a stranger. He had a heart of gold and was a generous man with those who needed help. His hobbies included watching Saints and LSU football, riding his motorcycle, as well as playing golf. He was a loving husband, caring son, and supportive sibling. He was a devoted father to his children, and absolutely adored his grandchildren. He thoroughly enjoyed life and will be greatly missed by all. On Friday, September 18, 2020, relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation at WORLD PRAYER TABERNACLE, 4030 PARIS ROAD, in Chalmette, from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM. A Celebration of Life will begin in Tommy's memory at 12:00 PM.

Services

  • Visitation

    Friday, September 18, 2020

  • Celebration of Life

    Friday, September 18, 2020

Memories

Thomas "Tommy" H. Dukes

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Mike and Debbie Ard

September 18, 2020

Mrs Gaynell and Mr Tommy we are so sorry about Tommy. We don’t need to tell you that he was a good friend and had the best heart. Our prayers are with you during this difficult time . He will always be remembered as great friend .

Donna & Randy Gonzales

September 18, 2020

Gaynell &Tommy,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. We are so very sorry for your loss. May little Tommy Rest In Peace.

Paula Spencer

September 16, 2020

Our deepest sympathy to the Dukes family.
Paula and Hubert Spencer

Nina Desselle

September 16, 2020

Our heartfelt sympathy and condolences to the entire family that surrounded Tommy. Like everyone else said, his smile was definitely contagious. Liz, our prayers are with you at this time. We are so sorry for your loss, Nina Desselle & Jeannette Kelly

Kerri Kenney

September 16, 2020

To my sweet family .... I’m Sending all of my love and prayers for peace to all of you. Tommy was always such s beautiful soul. Rest easy, my sweet cousin.

Debbie Boyle (Franatovich)

September 15, 2020

Liz I am so sorry to hear about Tommy. I will be praying for you and your family for peace and comfort.

Kenny Fernandez

September 15, 2020

My sincerest condolences to all of Tommy's family

While I didn't see him often, I always enjoyed seeing him when I did and catching up with what ever we had going on. He was always a genuine individual! I'll miss the occasional chats my friend, however glad to have known you.

Kenny

Germaine Wagner Lassus

September 14, 2020

So sorry for your loss GaynelI will keep Tommy and your family in my prayers.

Michelle Vavasseur

September 14, 2020

I met Tommy through his business. Installed a sunroom and carport cover. RIP Tommy.

Angelina Constantino

September 14, 2020

My lil Cousin may God be with you in eternity I haven't seen you in a long time but I still remember our childhood memories love you little Tommy rest easy cousin Gigiloves you so much never goodbye see you later!! 💔💔

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