Peacefully, on Saturday, September 13, 2014, at Marshall Gowland Manor, Donald Dukes passed away at the age of 81. Beloved husband and best friend of Lorna Dukes for 59 years. Loving father of Christine (Roger) Brunton and Paul Clive Dukes. Dear brother-in-law of Peter (Sheila) Halford. Predeceased by his parents Charles and Alice Dukes. Donald was born in England and moved to Canada with his family in 1967. He was a member of the Sarnia Lambton Kiwanis Club and an avid tennis player. Donald was a retiree of Dow Chemical where he worked for 26 years. A special thank you to the staff at Marshall Gowland Manor for their care and compassion. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at Smith Funeral Home, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Alzheimer Society of Canada or the Sarnia and District Humane Society (cheques only at the funeral home please).