Seneca, Mo. - Thomas W. Duke, 42, of Seneca, passed into eternal rest Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, at Mercy Hospital in Joplin, Mo.
Thomas Whitney Duke was born Sept. 21, 1971, in Tampa, Fla., the son of Laurence and Nancy (Kripps) Duke. He was a veteran of the Marine Corps and worked in construction and security.
Survivors include his mother, Nancy L. Libby of Waterford; his sister, Shelby E. Libby of Ledyard; his children, Samantha and Jacob Duke of Neosho, Mo.; and his girlfriend, Kelli Brown of Seneca.
A military graveside memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, May 2, 2014, at the Cedar Grove Cemetery in New London.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Wounded Warriors Project.www.neilanfuneralhome.com