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Dillard "Duke" Fickle

October 13, 1939 May 5, 2019
Dillard "Duke" Fickle
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FICKLE, Dillard “Duke”
Age 79

Duke passed away on May 5, 2019 in Spokane, WA from multiple myeloma. He was born in Wilder, ID on October 13, 1939, the ninth of eleven children to John and Lela Fickle. The family moved to Post Falls, ID where Duke was a jock in high school. Duke worked for Standard Oil and ultimately owned a Chevron Service Station in Browne’s Addition. After selling the service station he worked in vending machine distribution, convenience stores, and with his son Gary in construction. Duke enjoyed gardening, spending time with his family, and Sudoku puzzles. He was respected and liked by all who knew him.
Duke had three families. He married Audrey, and they had three children, Gary, Annette, and Pam. Then he was step father to Russell and Keith Paulson. In 1984 he married Lyn and added Travis and Sam Smith as step sons. He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings John, George, Frank and William Fickle, Audrey Jones, Helen Davenport, and Mary Simpson. He is survived by wife, Lyn; children Gary (Jennifer) Fickle, Annette (Dan) Bond, and Pam (Kal) Gallion; step children Russell (Judy) Paulson, Keith (Loretta) Paulson, Travis (Kimberly) Smith, and Sam Smith; six grandchildren; sisters Claudia Reno, Ruth Masten, and Bonnie Prunty.
Please join Duke’s celebration of life on Friday, May 31, 2019, 11:00 AM, at Sunset Chapel at Fairmount Memorial Park, 5200 W. Wellesley, Spokane, WA. Memorial contributions can be directed to Meals on Wheels,
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11:00 AM 5/31/2019 11:00:00 AM
Sunset Chapel

5200 W Wellesley Ave
Spokane, WA 99205

Sunset Chapel
5200 W Wellesley Ave Spokane 99205 WA
United States

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