Bernard Eugene Duke, 67, of Indian Camp, W.Va., died Saturday, January 30, 2021, at his home.
He was born October 25, 1953, in Philippi, W.Va., a son of Hester Caroline Duke Newcome who survives.
On January 20, 2021, he married Terena Baldwin Davis after over 20 years of being in a relationship. In addition to his mother and wife, he is survived by two daughters, Stephanie Duke-Chase and husband Nick of Virginia and Carla Yoakum and husband Steve of Tallmansville, W.Va.; four sons, Phillip Duke and wife Amber of Miss., Terry and Corey Duke both of Buckhannon, W.Va. and Bradley Duke of Indian Camp; one step daughter, Jessica Davis of Buckhannon; one step son, Barry Adkins and wife Pam of Pittsburgh, Pa.; five granddaughters, Mikinley Duke of Buckhannon, Karoline Yoakum of Tallmansville, Dre Rowan of Virginia, Cameren Duke of Miss. and Patience Duke of Virginia; seven grandsons, Aiden Edwards of Florida, twins Luke and Killian Adkins both of Pittsburgh, Lennon Lane of Buckhannon, Josh and Matthew Chase of Virginia and Hunter Duke of Miss. and his beloved dog Molly.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Earnest William Duke. Mr. Duke served in the U.S. Navy in Vietnam as a Radio Ops. He was a Christian by faith and a Tool Pusher/Rig Manager in the oil and gas industry.
Friends will be received Saturday, February 6, 2021, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will follow in the Indian Camp Church Cemetery in Indian Camp, W.Va. The Upshur County Honor Guard will conduct military honors at the graveside.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.