Donald Sevoyah Duncan, age 71, passed on to glory on Friday, October 28, 2016 at his home.
He was born June 24, 1945 in Monticello, Ky. the son of the late Raymond "Ramey" and Adell Duncan.
He married Rebecca Pennie on July 22, 2000 in Versailles, Ky.
He is survived by his wife of 16 years Rebecca Duncan; loving son—Donovan (Angela) Duncan of Monticello; a special daughter—Shayne Pennie (Austin Madry) of Lexington; four grandchildren—Trent A. Sullivan of Edmonton, Isaac Duncan of Monticello, Austin C. R. Madry and Julia E. Madry of Lexington; three brothers—Willie (Phyllis) Duncan, Larry Duncan, and Cornelius (Maggie Anna) Duncan all of Monticello; one sister-in-law—Pamela S. Luttrell of Versailles.
He is also survived by a host of family and friends who will mourn his passing. He will be greatly missed. He was a very gentle and kind man, was quiet and shy sometimes, who knew and was known by almost everyone in Wayne County. He was a loving husband, father, Paw-paw, Poppy and brother.
He is preceded in death by his first wife—Katy L. Garth Duncan; two brothers—Henry A. Duncan and Dorsey F. Duncan; and one sister—Rochelle Duncan Fulcher.
As a young teenager, he accepted Christ and raised his son in a Christian home.
He was always about his Father's business, witnessing to whomever would listen; a very good Christian man. He was a member of St. John A. M. E. Church his whole life where he served as trustee, steward, and Sunday school teacher later in his life until his death.
He served his country in the U. S. Air Force for four years.
Military honors will be performed by our local DAV Chapter 105.
He was a butcher for 40 plus years and was owner of Duncan Slaughter house.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the American Cancer Society in memory of Donald Duncan.
Funeral services will be held Friday, November 4, 2016 at 3 p.m. Burial was in the Monticello Cemetery.
A repast will be held following funeral ceremonies at the
Pleasant View Baptist Church in Monticello.
Pall bearers will be—Billy Bertram, Leon Allen, Stacey Duncan, Kay Allen, Johnny Sloan, Cecil Garth, Paul Parmley, and Jerry Sloan
Honorary pall bearers will be—Alonza Allen, K. Issac Duncan, Julia E. Madry, Trent A. Sullivan, and Austin C. R. Madry.
Hicks—Vaughn Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Published on November 1, 2016