Indy Blue Star Mothers

Indianapolis Military Moms

We are mothers, stepmothers, grandmothers, foster mothers and female legal guardians who have children serving in the military, guard or reserves, or children who are veterans.





Brian Kieth Duke, Jr. - US Army

Born: April 06, 1994
Died: July 29, 2015


Brian Kieth Duke, Jr., 21, passed away on Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 in Hinesville, Georgia. He was a former resident of Johnson County, Indiana.
Brian was born on April 6, 1994 in Honolulu, Hawaii to Brian K. Duke, Sr. and Alicia K. (Brooks) Duke. He is survived by his parents; fiancé, Katie Kwilosz; four brothers, Cody Duke, Dustin Duke, Silas Liels and Kaden Goforth; one sister, Breanna South; grandparents, William and Sharon (Croas) Brooks and Willis and Helen (Carpenter) Shields. Surviving is two Uncles, David Duke and Wesley Shields; two nieces, Kaylynn Walker and Maleah Bryson and two nephews, Kyson Walker and Dakota Duke and many cousins and best friend, Dallas Wheeler.
He was a 2012 graduate of Center Grove High School.
Brian joined the United States Army as an Infantryman in 2012. He served a two year tour of Duty in Germany and one tour of duty in Afghanistan. Brian was stationed at Ft. Stewart, Georgia.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and shooting guns and loved riding his motorcycle.
Rev. Ken Rickett conducted a service in celebration of Brian’s life on Thursday, August 6th at 1:00 p.m. at Flinn and Maguire Funeral Home