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James Alvin Duke

James Alvin Duke, 64, West Plains, Missouri, went home at 6:30 p.m., Sunday, March 21, 2021, at his home.  He entered this world November 7, 1956, born to Lois Cook Duke and Alvin Duke in Los Angeles, California.  James grew up and went to school in Prairie Village, Kansas.  For many years he was an environmental driller in Texas and Arizona.  After moving to West Plains, he became an over the road truck driver.

He is survived by his mother and step-father, Lois and Paul London, West Plains; one brother, Terry Duke, Beloit, Wisconsin; four sisters, Lisa Stark, Eldon, Missouri, Rhonda Gregg, Olathe, Kansas, Debra Duke Albuquerque, New Mexico and Susan Siesco, Phoenix, Arizona; and many nieces and nephews.

Arrangements are under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.  Online condolences may be expressed at