Submitted by Ruston Leader on Tue, 03/06/2012 - 10:54am
A memorial serviced followed by a reception celebrating the life of Mr. Pat Robert Duke will be held Saturday, March 10, 2012, at 2 pm. These special services will be held at the Town Hall in Arcadia, Louisiana, where Mr. Duke served his community and friends at Leslie Lakes Retirement Center's Independent Living Apartments.
Mr. Duke, formerly from the town of Kelly, Louisiana, passed away early Thursday, March 1, 2012, in his home in Ruston, Louisiana, after a courageous and graceful fight with cancer.
Submitted by Ruston Leader on Tue, 03/06/2012 - 10:52am
Funeral services for Billy Jack Parnell, age 73, of Ruston will be held at 10:00 AM Wednesday, March 7, 2012 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Rev. Ricky Bonnett. Interment will follow at Pines Memorial Gardens under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home.
Mr. Parnell was born November 9, 1938 and passed away March 4, 2012 following a lengthy illness.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Judy Parnell; Son: Robert Scott Parnell; father: Doc Parnell; mother: Ruth Goodgoin; brothers: Bubba Parnell, and Morris Ray Parnell.