Ludowici – Gary D. Duke, 62, of Ludowici passed away Monday, December 23, 2013 at Liberty Regional Medical Center in Hinesville. He was born in Hinesville and had lived in Long County most of his life. He was an electrician in the construction field and an outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting. He was a quiet, loving husband, father, and grandfather and was a Christian. His wife, Doreen Wells Duke, preceded him in death. Survivors are his daughters, Angie Hillis and husband Ronnie of Ludowici, and Melinda Guzman of Muleshoe, TX; sister, Shirley Barlow of Columbus, GA; brother, Rick Duke of Corpus Christi, TX; 10 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 26 from 5-7 P.M. at the funeral home. Graveside services will be held on Friday, December 27 at 11:00 A.M. at the Hinesville Cemetery with Rev. Tom Gardner officiating. Family and friends may sign the online register at www.howardfuneralga.com Howard Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.