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Walter Dale "Duke" Kesner
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Birth: Jan. 16, 1942
Keyser
Mineral County
West Virginia, USA
Death: May 14, 2007
Cumberland
Allegany County
Maryland, USA

Walter D. "Duke" Kesner, 65, of Keyser, W.Va., died peacefully Monday, May 14, 2007, at WMHS Braddock Campus, Cumberland, Md.

Born January 16, 1942, in Keyser, W.Va., he was the son of the late Walter W. and Helen Grace (Park) Kesner.

Duke was a retired power plant construction worker and a carpenter. He was a member of Locust Grove Church of the Brethren, Mount Storm, W.Va., and an avid hunter and fisherman.

Surviving are his loving wife of 42 years, Joyce J. (Didawick) Kesner; two daughters, Karla Harman and Crystal Moore; one special son-in-law, Michael Moore; four loving grandchildren, Jeffrey Harman, Jr., Joyce "Pooh" Timbrook, Ashley Harman and Christopher Moore; and one loving great-grandson, Jordan Cook.

Also surviving are three brothers, Norman R. Kesner and Gary "Jim" Lee Kesner, both of Keyser, W.Va., and Roger Lee Kesner of Falls Church Va., three sisters, Gail Didawick and Connie Day, both of Keyser, W.Va., and Judy McDonald of Moorefield, W.Va., great friends and loving brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Walter and Shirley Didawick and Bill Didawick of Mt. Storm, W.Va., friend a neighbor, Albert Smith; and one pet Cindy, not only a dog, but a man's best friend.

Friends will be received at the Locust Grove Church of the Brethren, Mt. Storm, on Thursday, May 17, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m to 9:00 p.m.

Funeral services will be conducted at the church on Friday, May 18, 2007, at 11:00 a.m. with the Reverend John Walker officiating. The family will receive friends at the church, one hour prior to services.

Interment will follow in Bismark Cemetery, Mt. Storm, W.Va.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Markwood Funeral Home, Keyser, W.Va.

Condolences may be sent to the family after Mr. Kesner's obituary, at www.markwoodfuneral-home.com. 
 
Burial:
Bismark Cemetery
Grant County
West Virginia, USA
 
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Record added: Jul 14, 2008
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Walter Dale Duke Kesner
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OH DADDY HOW I MISS U SO, THINGS HASN'T BEEN THE SAME SINCE GOD TOLD US YOU HAD TO GO.LIFE HASNT BEEN THE GREATEST SINCE U LEFT THE EARTH. MY HEART IS TORN SO APART.I WISH LIFE COULD GET EASER BUT IT SEEMS TO GET WORSE.I NEED U DADDY PLEASE COME IN MY DRE...(Read more)
- crystal moore
 Added: Apr. 7, 2011
HAPPY FATHERS DAY PAPPY DUKE.TIME HAS GONE BYE SO FAST BUT YOU WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN ,WISH I COULD SPEND TIME WITH YOU I WASNT BLESSED WITH MUCH TIME BEING BORN NOT LONG AFTER U PAST AWAY BUT MEMORY OF U HAS BEEN TAUGHT AND SHOWN TO ME AND I KNOW U WOUL...(Read more)
- jorden cook
 Added: Jun. 19, 2010
MY PAPPY DUKE,I THINK ABOUT YOU ALOT.I THANK YOU FOR WHAT YOU DONE FOR ME. TIME SEEM SO SHORT FOR ME TO SPEND WITH YOU BEING THE YOUNGEST OF THE GRANCHILDREN. TO YOUNG TO UNDERSTAND SO MANY QUESTION TO ASK. I WILL NEVER FORGET YOU.YOUR LOVE IS MY HEART YO...(Read more)
- CHRISTOPHER MOORE
 Added: Feb. 4, 2010
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