Scott Laverne Duke
by Stephens Funeral Home | December 24, 2016 11:13 pm
Last Updated: December 24, 2016 at 11:14 pm
Scott Laverne “Pete” Duke, 87, husband of Willadean Brunson Duke, died Friday, Dec. 23, 2016, at his home.
Born June 27, 1929, in Manning, he was a son of the late David Presley Duke and Teresa Evans Duke. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War, a member of the American Legion, and a member of the Steering Committee at Laurence Manning Academy. He was a founding member of New Covenant Presbyterian Church, where he served as an elder for over 24 years.
Survivors besides his wife of Manning include a son, Scott L. Duke, Jr. of Manning; two daughters, Carol Dean Eaddy (Cecil) of Manning and Barbara J. Allen (Raymond) of Kingstree; nine grandchildren; and fifteen great grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held 3 p.m. Monday, Dec. 26, 2016, at New Covenant Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Jon Beane officiating. Burial will follow in Clarendon Memorial Gardens.
Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will include past and present deacons and elders.
Visitation will be held an hour prior to services in the church fellowship hall, and other times at the home, 6903 Raccoon Road in Manning.
Memorials may be made to New Covenant Presbyterian Church, 2833 Alex Harvin Highway, Manning, SC 29102.
Stephens Funeral Home and Crematory, 304 N. Church St. in Manning, is in charge of arrangements, (803) 435-2179.