Robert W. Duncan, 83, HuntingburgNovember 15, 2019
Robert W. Duncan, 83, of Huntingburg, passed away at 12:50 a.m., on Thursday, November 14, 2019, at St. Charles Health Campus in Jasper where he had been a resident for a short time.
Robert was born at Brazil, Indiana, on November 30, 1935, to Chester and Ruby (Adamson) Duncan. He married Alice L. Meyerholtz on February 3, 1957, at Salem United Church of Christ in Huntingburg.
Bob was a truck driver for many years for Huntingburg Furniture, D.M.I. and Tartan Furniture and retired as a plant supervisor from Styline/O.F.S.
He was a United States Army veteran and served at Keflavik, Iceland and Fort Hood, Texas.
Bob was a life member and past commander of V.F.W. Post #2366 in Huntingburg, where his friends called him “Ace.”
He was a member of Salem United Church of Christ in Huntingburg and enjoyed flying RC airplanes, working outdoors, racing, and football.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a twin sister, Alice Ann Duncan; and two brothers, Raymond L. Duncan and William “Bill” Duncan.
Bob is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Alice L. Duncan of Huntingburg; two sons, David W. (Annette) Duncan of Huntingburg and Robert T. (Janet) Duncan of rural Ferdinand; one brother, Fred Duncan of Lakeland, Florida; one sister-in-law, Marilyn Duncan of Huntingburg; four grandchildren, Hilary, Reid, Brent (Jordan), and Makenzie Duncan; and one great-grandchild, Emmett.
Funeral services for Robert Duncan will be held at 10 a.m. ET on Monday, November 18, 2019, at the Nass & Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg, with burial to follow at Fairmount Cemetery, Huntingburg. Pastor Mark McDaniel will officiate at the service. Military graveside rites will be conducted by the V.F.W. Post #2366 Memorial Detail.
Friends may call for visitation at the Nass & Son Funeral Home from noon to 6 p.m. on Sunday, November 17.
Memorial contributions can be made to Salem United Church of Christ.
Condolences may be shared online at www.nassandson.com.
More on DuboisCountyHerald.com
Priests in training, monks and other volunteers provide firewood for families that need it most.
Many organizations in the area help others enjoy the holidays or need help with fundraising and...
Expanding the Dubois County’s jail facility and possibly other departments in the justice...
A local ice cream shop will soon have a new home.
It was a holly, jolly evening at the OFS Brands headquarters in Huntingburg Wednesday evening.
The steps Br. Martin Erspamer takes to create his art are straightforward. The underlying...
Santa’s chief elf and one of Santa Claus’ beloved matriarchs will be on "The Kelly Clarkson...
The last several weeks of work on the Thyen-Clark Cultural Center can be summed up in one word:...