Lawrence "Larry" Sette Ducate, Jr. passed away on November, 10, 2021, at the age of 74. Born on June 9, 1947 in Jersey City, New Jersey, he was a son of the late Lawrence Sette Ducate, Sr. and Lucille Monsees Ducateof Columbia, SC.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his uncles, John, Andy, and Duke Ducate.
Larry had the good fortune to be one of those people who could say, with total honesty, "I did everything I wanted to do in life." He achieved his lifelong dream of becoming a pilot, traveled the world, and enjoyed good food. A social butterfly, Larry never met a stranger in his life; he was always cutting jokes and making people laugh. More importantly, he inspired people with his relentless positivity and genuine love of life. He made the lives of the people around him a little bit brighter, and he will be deeply missed.
Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 37 years, Linda Miller Ducate of Blythewood, SC; daughter, Caitlin SetteDucate of Blythewood, SC; siblings, Dennis Ducate (Joan) of Lexington, SC, Lucille Parkinson (Chuck) of Blythewood, SC, and Mary Lou Ducate Miller (Randy) of Cincinnati, OH; as well as numerous other beloved relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends on Monday, November 22, 2021 from 6pm-8pm at Kornegay & Moseley Funeral Home, 4645 Hardscrabble Rd. Columbia, SC 29229. A prayer service will be held on Tuesday, November 23 at 11:00am at Kornegay & Moseley Funeral Home, 4645 Hardscrabble Rd. Columbia, SC 29229. Interment will be immediately following the service at Fort Jackson National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society in honor of Larry. Please use the following link to ensure the donation goes in his name: https://mssociety.donordrive.com/campaign/Lawrence--Larry--Ducate-Jr-