Duku A. Lado, 23, formerly of Potsdam
Monday, December 4, 2017 - 9:12 pm

POTSDAM -- Mr. Duku A. Lado was born May 1, 1994, in Youngstown, OH to Augustine Lado and Betty Hinds.

Mr. Duku Lado was a computer enthusiast.

He was a vibrant and intelligent 23-year-old adult who was excited about making his mark in the computer industry. Mr. Lado started a computer consulting business. He excelled at fixing both the hardware and software of the computer.

Additionally, Mr. Lado wanted to write code for a music player app for cell phones, which he then intended to sell on-line.

Duku was excited about a career in computers and programing until his death.

He was preparing to purchase a high-end computer to use for coding shortly before he died.

Duku was healthy for the majority of his life. On November 26, 2017, Duku Lado went into a seizure and died after a prolonged battle with healthcare issues.

Friends may call at the Garner Funeral Service on Thursday, December 7 from 4-7 p.m.

Funeral Service will be held Friday, December 8 at 1 p.m. at the Church of the Nazarene with Rev. Bud Leach celebrant.

Burial will be at the Hillcrest Park Cemetery in Springfield, MA at 1 p.m. on Monday, December 11, with Reverend Dr. Atu White celebrant of Mount Zion Baptist Church.

Online condolences can be shared at www.garnerfh.com.

Duku Lado is survived by his parents, Betty Hinds and Augustine Lado; a brother, Yengi Rupert Lado; maternal grandfather, Leon Hinds.

He was predeceased by his maternal grandmother, Millicent Hinds; paternal grandparents, Monica Wude and Mikaya Lobia; aunt, Patsy Hines and other cherished members of the extended family.