Billy (Bill) Joe Duncan
June 23, 1930 -
July 26, 2015

Visitation

July 27, 2015
5-8 PM

Service 

July 28, 2015
1 PM

Interment

Obituary

Billy (Bill) Joe Duncan of Fayetteville, Tennessee passed away July 26, 2015 at Donalson Care Center. He was born June 23, 1930 and was a native of Centerville, Hickman County, Tennessee. Bill attended the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in engineering in 1953. He later earned a Master of Science at the University of Tennessee Space Institute in Tullahoma. Mr. Duncan served in the United State Air Force prior to working for NASA as an engineer for over 30 years and was an active member of the Washington Street Church of Christ.
Mr. Duncan was preceded in death by his parents, Blake and Pearl Brown Duncan, sister Mary Duncan Wilkerson of Centerville, TN and nephew Jim Wilkerson.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 61 years, Myrtle Haskins Duncan; son Joe Duncan and wife Jane Fred of Corryton, TN; son Keith Duncan of Fayetteville, TN; nephew John Wilkerson and wife Pam of Knoxville, TN; niece Linda Thomason and husband Tom of Franklin, TN; and nephew Bob Wilkerson and wife Rhonda of Nunnelly, TN.
Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday July 28, 2015 at 1 PM at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Jim Black officiating. Burial will follow in Stewarts Cemetery.
Visitation with the family will be Monday July 27, 2015 from 5-8 PM at Higgins Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Washington Street Church of Christ or Stewarts Cemetery.

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9 Comments

  1. Herman and Beverly Gierow

    We just learned of Bill’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.

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  2. Lynn & Sylvia Brown

    Lynn and I are so sorry to hear about Bill.We heard about it today while we were on way for my surgery. We extend our sympathy to you and the boys.

    Reply
  3. Don Lipscomb & Pat Dillon

    We were so saddened to hear of Bill’s passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Please let us know if we can do anything. God Bless.

    Reply
  4. Amanda Gambill

    Mrs. Duncan,

    I am so sorry to hear about Mr. Bill. I will not be able to attend the funeral but wanted you to know I am thinking about you. I will be praying for you and your family in the coming days. Love you.

    Reply
  5. Betty Smith

    So sorry for your loss. May God comfort you and your family.

    Reply
  6. Cindy Lynn Dunivan

    Hello Keith,

    I was saddened to learn of the loss of your dad. My thoughts and prayers are with your and your family during this time.

    Cindy

    Reply
  7. SANDRA TUCKER CHUNN

    Myrtle and family – I am saddened to learn of Bill’s passing. You are in my thoughts and prayers. May God bless and comfort you during this most difficult time.

    Reply
  8. Freda Kinser Blair

    So sorry to hear the news of Bill’s death. My prayers for you. May God bless you with the wonderful memories you have.

    Reply
  9. Tippy Ingram

    Myrtle

    You have my sympathy. I knew Bill as a fine Christian brother.

    Reply

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9 Comments

  1. Herman and Beverly Gierow

    We just learned of Bill’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.

    Reply
  2. Lynn & Sylvia Brown

    Lynn and I are so sorry to hear about Bill.We heard about it today while we were on way for my surgery. We extend our sympathy to you and the boys.

    Reply
  3. Don Lipscomb & Pat Dillon

    We were so saddened to hear of Bill’s passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Please let us know if we can do anything. God Bless.

    Reply
  4. Amanda Gambill

    Mrs. Duncan,

    I am so sorry to hear about Mr. Bill. I will not be able to attend the funeral but wanted you to know I am thinking about you. I will be praying for you and your family in the coming days. Love you.

    Reply
  5. Betty Smith

    So sorry for your loss. May God comfort you and your family.

    Reply
  6. Cindy Lynn Dunivan

    Hello Keith,

    I was saddened to learn of the loss of your dad. My thoughts and prayers are with your and your family during this time.

    Cindy

    Reply
  7. SANDRA TUCKER CHUNN

    Myrtle and family – I am saddened to learn of Bill’s passing. You are in my thoughts and prayers. May God bless and comfort you during this most difficult time.

    Reply
  8. Freda Kinser Blair

    So sorry to hear the news of Bill’s death. My prayers for you. May God bless you with the wonderful memories you have.

    Reply
  9. Tippy Ingram

    Myrtle

    You have my sympathy. I knew Bill as a fine Christian brother.

    Reply

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