Duke Major, 52, passed away April 8, 2019. He was born in Des Moines on August 5, 1966, and graduated from Saydel High School.

Duke worked at Bob’s Septic for 17 years and was currently working at King of Thrones. Duke was a member of the American Legion Riders and Sons of the American Legion.

Duke had a big heart and was always willing to help others. He enjoyed riding motorcycles and working on cars.

Duke is survived by his wife of 16 years, Connie; daughter, Audrey Major; siblings, Melody, Dick Jr., Terri, Mike, Alan, William, and Deb; mother-in-law, Pat Baker; father, Richard Major Sr., as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and countless friends. He was preceded in death by his mother, Thelma and his beloved dog, Bobo.

A Celebration of Duke’s life will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 16, 2019, at the home of Joe and Penny Shepherd, his nephew, 8324 NE 46th Avenue, Altoona, Iowa.

In loving memory of Duke, memorial contributions may be directed to the family - Duke Major Memorial.

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Service Details

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Tuesday, April 16, 2019
12:00 pm
Celebration of Life at his nephew's home
Joe and Penny Shepherd
8324 NE 46th Avenue
Altoona, Iowa 50009
Hamilton's near Highland Memory Gardens
121 NW 60th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50313
(515) 289-2442

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