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George Charles Ducas
Funeral Time: Saturday, January 18th at 3:00PM
George Charles Ducas, born in Akron, OH on May 18, 1927 to Charles George and Anthippi (Spirou) Ducas, died peacefully in his sleep on Saturday evening, January 11, 2020.
He was married to Marianthy Andrews Ducas for 61 years prior to her death on October 27, 2019. He is survived by his sons Charles George Ducas (Valerie) of Louisville, KY and Christopher Andrew Ducas, (Tisha) of Nicholasville, KY; his sister, Catherine Simmons of Alexandria, VA; his grandchildren, Emily Beth, Anna Leigh, Natalie June, George Wells, Christopher Isaac and Pierce Andrew Ducas; nieces and nephew, Nancy (Dennis) Burke, Mark (Tracey) Simmons and Lauren (Judah) Simmons.
At a young age, his parents moved to Greece and resided on the Island of Lesbos where George attended grade school and graduated from High School. At the age of 19, George returned to America and graduated from the Boston College of Pharmacology. George worked for several military contractors as a chemist before serving in the United States Army from 1954 to 1956 at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. George was an instructor in the Medical Service Corp training medics for combat operations. Following his military service, George was a practicing pharmacist until retirement.
George was a long-standing member and cantor at the Holy Mother Queen of All Greek Orthodox Church in Lexington, KY and member of the Winchester Lions Club.
George loved the Lord, a good laugh, a game of cards and especially cherished time with family and friends. Visitation will be held at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, 3421 Harrodsburg, Road, Lexington, KY, on Saturday, January 18, 2020 from 1-3 p.m. with a memorial service to follow.
Our family would like to thank everyone at Brookdale-Richmond Place for the kind and loving care given to our father these past few years. His personal caregivers were a blessing to all of us.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts should be made to Holy Mother Queen of All Greek Orthodox Church, 3001 Tates Creek Rd., Lexington, KY 40502.