Edward John Duke, 72, died June 26, 2012, at Treasure Coast Hospice, Fort Pierce. He was born in St. Petersburg, and moved to Port St. Lucie from Pittstown, N.J., in 1973. He was an electrical engineer. Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Sandra L. Duke of Port St. Lucie; son, John Duke of Montgomery, Ala.; daughter, Karen Blankenship of Moultrie, Ga.; brother, Robert Duke Jr. of Dunnellon; two grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his sister, Betty Howe. Services: No services are planned at this time. Arrangements are by Yates Funeral Home, Port St. Lucie. A guestbook is available at www.yatesfuneralhome.com.
Published in the TC Palm on June 28, 2012