Jeffrey Brice "Dukes" Dukes, 32 years old of Hammond, Louisiana, passed away Thursday, May 14, 2015, on the Mississippi River. Dukes was born on Monday, August 23, 1982, in Hammond. He graduated from Hammond High School. He was a Tankerman for Florida MarineTransport. Surviving are parents, James Dukes and Susan Fields Dukes, sister and brother-in-law, Ruth and Josh Detwiler, brother & sister-in-law, Will and Kim Dukes, grandmother and step-grandfather, Nancy Dillard and Frank Silliker, grandmother, Dorothy "Dot" Dukes, nephew and nieces, Kyle, Caroline and Claudia Detwiler. He is preceded in death by grandfather, Austin A Dukes, grandparents, Howard and Ruth Ray Fields. Friends will be received Wednesday, May 20, 2015 from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm at First Presbyterian Church of Hammond. A memorial service will be held at First Presbyterian Church, Wednesday, at 12:00 pm. noon. Jeffs's family believes that acts of kindness toward others would be a more fitting tribute than any donations, gifts or flowers. May those kind acts serve to both enrich your own life and bring eternal tribute to Jeff. An on-line guest book is available at www.harrymckneely.com.