Harold D. “Boyd” Duncan, 91, a lifelong Tampico and a resident of Lutheran Community Home in Seymour, passed away at 10:30 PM on Friday, February 3, 2012.
Born August 5, 1920 in Tampico, Grassy Fork Township, he was the son of Virgil and Eva (Durham) Duncan who are both deceased.
He was a 1938 Tampico High School Graduate.
Boyd enlisted in the United States Navy on May 24, 1944 where he served in the South Pacific theatre of WW II, which included Solomon Islands & New Guinea. He was honorably discharged on January 20, 1946
On February 1, 1941 in Uniontown, IN, he married Juanita (Stout) Duncan who survives in Tampico. He retired from Cummins in 1977 and then owned a farm draining service for seventeen years.
Boyd was a lifelong member of Tampico Baptist Church where he served as a deacon, and a Sunday school teacher. He was also a member of Brownstown American Legion and was a very active member of Grassy Fork Township Volunteer Fire Dept. after he couldn’t go on fire runs he made sure the fire doors were open and everything was ready for the fire dept to leave. When he wasn’t working he enjoyed fishing and gardening.
Survivors include, his loving wife of 71 years, Juanita (Stout) Duncan of Tampico, four daughters, Connie Jean (Edward) Karnes of Seymour, Donna Sue (William) Hill of Middleburg, Kentucky, Linda Diane Duncan Curtsinger of Lawrenceburg, Kentucky, Cathy Jo (Gary) Foster of Marietta, Georgia, eight grandchildren, J.R. Cunningham of Tacoma, Washington, Stanley Cunningham of Columbus, IN, Donnie Curtsinger of Lawrenceburg, Kentucky, Michelle Curtsinger of Lawrenceburg, Kentucky, Scott Curtsinger of Lawrenceburg, Kentucky, Jeffery Hill of Middleburg, Kentucky, Jacqueline Hill of Dallas, Texas, Sean Foster of Marietta, Georgia, thirteen great grandchildren, one sister, Thelma Garriott of Scottsburg, Indiana.
Pastor Bill Hill will conduct funeral services at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, February 7, 2012 at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville with burial to follow at Fairview Cemetery in Brownstown, Indiana. The Crothersville Post #1083 will conduct military graveside rites.
Friends may visit on Monday, February 6, 2012 from 4:00 PM until 8:00PM at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville and after 9:00 AM on Tuesday at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville.
Memorial donations may be given to Gideon’s International and Westport Youth Camp c/o Adams Funeral Home, 110 E. Howard Street, Crothersville, IN 47229.