August 15, 2022 2:00 am

Posted: 25.8.2015 20:04

BREAKING NEWS! Houston Icon Dead


Dr. James H. “Red” Duke, Jr.

November 16, 1928 – August 25, 2015


Legendary Houston trauma surgeon, Dr. James H. “Red” Duke, Jr. is dead at 86.

His family released a statement Tuesday night that read, in part, “It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of Dr. James Henry “Red” Duke, Jr. To countless colleagues, friends and patients, he was a skilled physician, innovative healthcare provider, exceptional communicator and dedicated conservationist. We, however, mourn him as a caring father, grandfather and devoted brother who will be deeply missed by his family. Additional information regarding tributes to Red’s life will be forthcoming.”


MCPR will post additional information later.