Frederick Edwin Dukes

Born: Thu., May 3, 1956
Died: Mon., Feb. 4, 2019


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Sun., Feb. 10, 2019
Location: Lee A. Patterson & Son Funeral Home

Funeral Service

10:00 AM Mon., Feb. 11, 2019
Location: Lee A. Patterson & Son Funeral Home

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Frederick Edwin Dukes, 62 years, of Colora, MD, passed away Monday, February 4, 2019 in the University of Maryland Harford Memorial Hospital of Havre de Grace, MD. Born May 3, 1956 in Havre de Grace, MD, he was the son of Eleanor Kennedy Dukes of Perryville, MD, and the late Frederick Parker Dukes.  

Fred was employed as a mechanic by the Maryland State Authority of North East, MD. He is survived by his loving wife of 31 years, Emily Beth Dukes of Colora, MD; step-sons, Chris Weitzel and Paul Weitzel; two grandchildren; one great grandchild; mother, Eleanor Kennedy Dukes of Perryville, MD; brothers, Nelson Parker Dukes of Colora, MD, and Larry Wayne Dukes of Perryville, MD; two nephews; two nieces; and two great nephews.

Fred was a member of the Susquehanna Masonic Lodge No. 130 of Havre de Grace, MD, and the Sons of the American Legion Post No. 135 of Perryville, MD. He will be greatly missed by his doggie, Boy Boston.

In addition to his father, Fred was preceded in death by his step-son, Phillip Bailey.

Funeral services are scheduled for Monday, February 11, 2019, 10 AM, at the Lee A. Patterson & Son Funeral Home, P.A., of Perryville, MD. Visitation for family and friends will be held Sunday, February 10, 2019, 6 PM until 8 PM, at the funeral home. Pastor Michael A. Caldwell of Asbury United Methodist Church of Port Deposit, MD, will officiate. Interment will be in Asbury Cemetery, Port Deposit, MD.

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Beverly McGuire
   Posted Tue February 05, 2019
Eleanor I am so very sorry for your loss. You might not remember my name but I am Dorothy Berger’s daughter, Mary McCarthy’s granddaughter. You and your family are in my prayers.

   Posted Tue February 05, 2019
Rip Fred....

JoAnne Luglio Bierly
   Posted Tue February 05, 2019
Much sympathy is extended to Beth from your friends in the Perryville High School Class Of 1969.

PHS Class of ‘69 Reunion Committee:
Roger, Sarah, Kathy C., Kathy M., Harriett, Wilma, and JoAnne

Derek McGlothlin
   Posted Wed February 06, 2019
Sorry to hear of Fred's passing. Sending prayers ,Condolences and Love to all the Family.

Sherry Stevens
   Posted Wed February 06, 2019
My heart goes out to the Dukes sorry for your loss...praying that the fond memories of him will get you through this difficult time. Freddie was such a good guy. Always could make me laugh. He will live in the memory of many that loved him.

doug shelley
   Posted Wed February 06, 2019
Beth so sorry to hear of Freddies passing its been a long time since ive seen you! Just hold strong the memories to help you through may he RIP.

Ruthie Dever Young
   Posted Wed February 06, 2019
My dearest Beth I am so very sorry to hear about Freddy. He was a great guy. Please know you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. I love you Bethie.

   Posted Wed February 06, 2019
I have been thinking about you all ever since I heard.
Just remember if you need anything ( like I told ya on the phone)
Just call.
Love you

Elva Newman
   Posted Thu February 07, 2019

HOPE AND HONOR CROSS STANDING EASEL was sent by Elva And Don Newman.

Our brother safe at home. Love, Elva and Don Newman

Debbie & Scott Plank
   Posted Thu February 07, 2019
We are so sorry to learn of Freddie’s passing. Shock is more like it! Beth, you have been thru so much the past couple of years but I know you are a survivor & will get thru this too. May your faith help you to endure another tragic loss & remind you that our loving God is right by your side. Freddie was a terrific guy who will be sorely missed. Stay strong & know I am always here for you my best friend. I love you!!

Ellen Johnson
   Posted Thu February 07, 2019

Designers Choice was sent by Perryville High School class of 1974.

Our deepest sympathies! Perryville High School class of 1974

Richard C Crothers
   Posted Fri February 08, 2019
Our thoughts and prayers are with you Beth, Nelson and Larry. The Crothers family is saddened by the news of Freddie's passing. Another good one has left us. Lot's of fond memories! Always a kind word and always smiling. May he RIP! Rich "Class Of 75"

Mark Todd
   Posted Sat February 09, 2019

DISH GARDEN WITH FRESH FLOWERS was sent by Todd children.

Our deepest sympathy from the Todd’s. Gene, Mark, Karen, Joyce, Lisa

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