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Charles Dester Duncan

May 14, 1938 — January 10, 2020

Charles Dester Duncan, age 81 years, of Somerset, Kentucky died Friday, January 10, 2020 at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset.

He was born in Stearns, Kentucky on May 14, 1938 the son of Jesse Everett and Lina Bell (Ellis) Duncan. Charles had served his country in the US Army, had worked at the Jim Beam National Distillery as a mechanic. He was a member of the New Light United Baptist Church, loved UK Basketball, fishing, gardening, road trips, but most of all his family.

His parents; son, Jesse Lee Duncan; brothers, Covie Lee Duncan, Roe Odlin Duncan, Earnest Buford Duncan, Cletus Duncan, and Edgar William Duncan; sisters, Wilda Lenore Wright and Noal Deloris Gallegos; and grandson Joshua Duncan precede him in death.

Survivors include his wife, Polly (Spradlin) Duncan; daughters, Sherry Ann Duncan of Stearns, Robyn Murphy of Somerset, and Jackie Chitwood (Terry) of Lancaster; twin brother, Lawrence Lester Duncan of Bedford, Virginia; grandchildren, Kristina Marie Duncan, Jessica Lynn Kean, Christopher Chitwood, Kristin Murphy, Noah Duncan (Bo), and Dylan Strunk; and great grandchildren, Heaven Marie Lee Lawson, Joshlyn Zimpleman, Zoey Zimpleman, Jessa, Kyran, and Hezekiah Reese coming soon.

Funeral services will be held Monday, January 13, 2020 at 2pm in the McCreary County Funeral Home with Bro. Larry Fultz and Bro. Noah Duncan officiating. Burial will follow in the Lower Hickory Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends after 12pm Monday at the Funeral Home.

McCreary County Funeral Home entrusted with the arrangements.

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