John Wayne “Duke” DuBois, 67, of Freehold died Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012 at in Freehold Township. Dubois was born in Neptune Township and was a lifelong Freehold resident.
Dubois served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War and was a service repairman for the Borough of Freehold Water Department before his retirement.
He was a life member and Past Commander of ; a life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 4374, both of Freehold; and a life member of U.S. Submarine Veterans.
Dubois was predeceased by his parents, Harvey and Barbara Coley DuBois; a stepson, Thomas Decker; and a stepdaughter, Jeanne Wells.
Surviving are his wife, Jeanne Evans DuBois; a son, Jesse and fiancé Tara Gates; and a sister, Judi DuBois.
Visiting will be held at the , 20 Center Street, Freehold, on Wednesday, Jan. 25 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. American Legion services will be held at 7:15 p.m. and Veterans of Foreign Wars services will be held at 7:30 p.m. Family and friends are invited to gather at the funeral home on Thursday at 9 a.m. Interment will follow at the Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Arneytown, at 10:30 a.m.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations to Wounded Warrior Project, 4899 Belfort Road, Suite 300, Jacksonville, Florida 32256 would be appreciated.