Charles Edward "Chuck" Duncan, age 79, passed away on July 17, 2018 at the Coastal Palms Nursing Center in Portland, Texas, He was born on November 19, 1938 in Hockerville, OK to Thomas Edward and Georgene Adele Duncan; two brothers, Vic Duncan and Tommie Duncan. He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Judith Anne Duncan; two sisters, Linda Baker (Floyd) of Corpus Christi, TX, and Christina Lorenzen (Doug) of Joplin, MO and brothers, Don Duncan (Debbie) and Steve Duncan of Joplin, MO, a son, Scott Edward Duncan (Nancy) of Springfield, MO; Daughters Julie Diane Duncan Webster (Tom), of Birmingham, AL, Melissa Kay Duncan Fallone, of Springfield, MO, and Gina Marie Bodnar of Portland, TX; nine grandchildren, and seven great grandchildren. Charles served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps, five years, the Marine Corps Reserve for two years, and the U.S. Army Reserve for seven years. He earned a college degree in Business\Management/Marketing from Missouri Southern State College. He started an Insurance Brokers Agency, then sold in 1986 to move to Texas. He worked as an independent contractor for the Corpus Christi, TX and served his Church as Custodian the last six years of his career, and retired in 2013. Charles acoustic guitar in the First Baptist Church Praise Band, was active in the Easter Pageant productions, and sang solos from time to time, and sang in the Church Choir. He was also an avid reader, and loved the St. Louis Cardinal baseball team and the San Antonio Spurs.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 am, Saturday, July 21, 2018 at the First Baptist Church in Portland. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 pm at the Fulton Cemetery that same afternoon.
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