The funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, June 16, 2016 at Shady Grove Baptist Church, White Water Road, Ideal, Georgia, where Reverend David Thomas is pastor. Reverend Rodney Duncan will officiate. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
Mr. Joe Duncan was born November 25, 1933 to the late Mr. and Mrs. Harry (Ethel Howard) Duncan. He was preceded in death by two children, Cynthia Duncan and Keith Duncan, and four siblings, Lawrence C. Duncan (Thelma), Albert Duncan, Laura Lane Nelson(TJ), Robert Duncan (Ella Mae). He was employed with several companies: Donald Mathis Service Station, bus driver for Macon County Board of Education, Georgia Department of Transportation, and after many years of dedicated services, he retired from the Macon County Public Works. He was a member and Deacon of the Hopewell Independent Church of Rupert, Georgia. He was a member of the Morning Star Masonic Lodge #13.
He is the beloved husband of Betty Willliams Duncan and the father of Barbara Duncan Brown, Dr. Connie Duncan, Betty Joe Duncan, Ronald Duncan (Emma) and Sonya Michelle Duncan. He is also survived by his daughter-in-law, Connie Leary Duncan; siblings, Bessie Lue Nelson (J.C.), Oris Duncan Johnson (Ellis), and Raymond Duncan; seventeen grandchildren; sixteen great grandchildren; and one great great grandson; one aunt, Vannie Howard, Ideal, Georgia; sisters-in-law, Eva Duncan, Stone Mountain, Georgia, Anna Little, Beulah Griffin, Ola Turner, all of Ideal, Georgia, and Dessie Taylor, Atlanta, Georgia; A host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends, including three devoted godsons, Andre Bailey, Bobby Fulks, Jr., and Michael J. Respert; a devoted cousin, Minnie Jean Respert, Marshallville, Georgia; one devoted friend and co-worker, Norman Perkins, Marshallville, Georgia.