Joseph Duke Windham, 74, of Longview, Texas entered the kingdom of Heaven on Saturday, March 7, 2015 in Gregg County. He was surrounded by his family and friends. Services will be at 1:00 PM Wednesday, March 11 at Morris Memorial United Methodist Church in Chico, Texas. Following the service, he will be laid to rest with Masonic Rites at the Chico Cemetery.
Born on September 20, 1940, in Henderson, Texas to Joseph Clinton and Pauline Horton Windham. A graduate of the University of North Texas, he was a retired educator from Gladewater Independent School District. He enjoyed traveling, camping, and Southern Gospel singing conventions as well spending time with his family, especially his grandkids.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Nita Kay Hunter. Also surviving are sons: Scott and Karrie Windham of Denton, Texas and Brian and Janet Windham of Midlothian,Texas. Grandchildren: Blake and Rebecca Windham of Houston, Texas, Andrew Joseph Windham and Joshua Windham of Midlothian, Texas,
In lieu of flowers please make contributions to Winterfield United Methodist Church in Longview or the charity of your choice.