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Cecil Albert Dukes

March 20, 1947 ~ January 7, 2019 (age 71)

Cecil A. Dukes, age 71, of Clewiston, Florida passed away on Monday January 7, 2019 at Hendry Medical Center, Clewiston, Florida.

Mr. Dukes was born on March 20, 1947 in Alma, Georgia the son of the late Otis F. Dukes and Nellie Godwin Dukes.

He worked as a correctional Officer for the Florida Department of Corrections and was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Mr. Dukes was preceded in death by a daughter, Jamie Dukes Rudd, son, Jeremy Dukes, three brothers, Dean Dukes, James Dukes and Murrell Dukes and a sister, Janice Deen.

Survivors include his wife, Laura Dukes of Clewiston, FL; two daughters, Celena Wages of Clewiston, FL and Amanda Dukes of Clewiston, FL; two sons, Cecil Dukes Jr. of Orlando, FL and David Dukes of Clewiston, FL; two sisters, Dorothy Sue Carver, of Douglas, GA and Chris Metts of Douglas, GA; thirteen grandchildren and one great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday January 12, 2019 at Sims Funeral Home with Elder Gerry Ponce officiating and Celena Wages giving the eulogy. Interment will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery, Alma GA. The family will receive friends Friday evening from 6pm to 9pm at Sims Funeral Home.

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Sims Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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