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Wilkerson Funeral Home and Crematory
Saturday February 29th, 2020

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Memorial Service

Wilkerson Funeral Home and Crematory
Saturday February 29th, 2020

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William "Ben" Bentley Duke

William Bentley “Ben” Duke, 56, of Reidsville, went home to be with his Lord on Wednesday, February 26, 2020. A memorial service will be held at Wilkerson Funeral Home on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 11:00 AM with Dr. Greg Robertson and Dr. Ron Tuck officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service and other times at the home of Lois Rudd. Ben was born to the late William Nathaniel Duke and Lois Talley Duke in Rockingham County. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church and loved gardening, cooking and his dog Charly. He was a simple man and loved his family. He will be greatly missed. He is survived by his brothers, Terry Duke (Jana), Tyler Duke (Lynn); sister Phyllis Cayton (Dean); nieces, Madison Bryant (Chandler), Savannah Duke; nephews, Scott and Josh Cayton; great nephew Colby Cayton and special aunt, Lois Rudd as well as a loving extended family. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Rockingham County, P.O Box 281, Wentworth, NC 27375 or Growing Oaks Community Church, 7921 Hwy 158, Reidsville NC 27320.

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Tyler, Terry, and family, I am so sorry about Ben. Im in the process of moving back to the area from Wilmington. I had no idea this had happened. He was a fun kid growing up and a nice guy in high school when I ran into him. Saw him more when I would be Denniss shadow and he would be yours or Terrys growing up. Good Times! Great Memories! I know this must be a hard time for the Duke and extended families. Thinking of you all! Kathy Paschal McBride

Kathy Paschal McBride Mar 14 2020 5:06 PM

Dear family, I am very, very sorry for your loss.

cam julian Feb 29 2020 11:56 AM

A candle was lit in memory of William "Ben" Duke

Karen Lewis Feb 29 2020 9:44 AM

Ben was a great friend and will be so missed, praying for the family

Jeffery Bailey Feb 28 2020 10:57 PM

A candle was lit in memory of William "Ben" Duke

Janet Somers Feb 28 2020 10:51 PM

A candle was lit in memory of William "Ben" Duke

Janet Hanline Feb 28 2020 8:08 PM

A candle was lit in memory of William "Ben" Duke

kathy lester Feb 28 2020 8:03 PM

My deepest condolences to all the family and friends! Gonna miss you my friend. Thanks for all the great memories! love ya brother.

mark truitt Feb 28 2020 7:21 PM

We are so sorry for your loss. Our love and prayers go out to you all.

Reggie and Nancy Crabtree Feb 28 2020 7:00 PM

I cant say enough sweet things about Ben. He will be missed greatly. He was a wonderful friend and a kind man to all. May God bless and prayers for your family.

susan Walters Feb 28 2020 6:50 PM

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