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March 21, 2013

Duris A. “Duke” Hill

82; of Clarksville

— Funeral services for Duris A. “Duke” Hill, 82, of Clarksville, will be at 10 a.m. Monday, March 25, at Seabrook Dieckmann & Naville Funeral Homes, Market Street Chapel, New Albany, with interment in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park, New Albany. He died Wednesday, March 20, 2013,  at the Kentuckiana Medical Center in Clarksville.

He was born in Paoli, and was a member of Colgate Baptist Church, Clarksville. He was retired from the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 181 District 1 in Henderson, Ky., and was a U.S. Navy Veteran.

Survivors include his wife, Edna E. Hill; son,  Larry Samples and his wife, Ann, of Sellersburg; daughter, Carolyn Churchman and her husband, Robert, of Louisville; brother,  Robert “Bob” Hill and his wife, Frances, of Paoli; 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Deborah Hill and 11 brothers and sisters.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, at the funeral home.

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