OBITUARY: Anthony Everett ‘Tony’ Duke


Anthony Everett “Tony” Duke of Lebanon Tennessee, passed away on Sunday, July 17, 2022, he was 75 years old.

Tony Duke was raised by his parents Matilda Weaver and John W. Duke.

He loved UT football. He was the co-owner of D & D Manufacturing with his wife, Wilma. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends, being outdoors and the occasional trip to the casino. Tony attended Fairview Church.

Mr. Duke is preceded in death by wife Wilma Duke, son Bert Duke, parents Matilda and John Duke, and numerous siblings.

He is survived by a daughter-in-law: Wendy Duke; step-daughter: Joanne Garner; step-son: Jerry (Deborah) Gentry; grandchildren: Jessica Gentry, Jill Winston, April Cline; great-grandchildren: Mae, Gentry, Landon, and Madison; numerous nieces and nephews; many special friends; and furry companion: Star.

The Funeral Service, conducted by Brother Danny Sellars, is 12 p.m. Thursday, July 21, 2022 in the chapel of Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon TN. Interment in Cedar Grove Cemetery will follow the service. Visitation is at the funeral home on Thursday from 10 a.m. until the service at 12 p.m.

Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon TN, 615.444.9393.


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