John “Duke” Poston, age 81, of Duluth, Georgia, passed away January 25. The funeral service will be Sunday, February 3, at 2 p.m., at Norcross First United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends Saturday, February 2, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Duke was a longtime member of Norcross First United Methodist Church. He graduated from the University of Georgia and was a huge Bulldog fan. He served in the United States Army and grew up in the Blue Ridge area.
Duke was preceded in death by his wife, Faye Poston. He was survived by his son, Marty Poston (Mary), daughter, Mimi Hobgood (Gregg), sister-in-law, Eunice Swanson and several cousins, nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Norcross First United Methodist Church, 2500 Beaver Ruin Rd., Norcross, Georgia 30071. Online condolences may be expressed at www.crowellbrothers.Arrangements were by Crowell Brothers Funeral Homes & Crematory, 5051 Peachtree Ind. Blvd., Peachtree Corners, Georgia 30092. (770) 448-5757.