Alfred R. Duncan, 86, of Murray, Ky., died Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011, at the VA Medical Center in Marion, Ill.
He was born in Calloway County on April 25, 1926, to the late John Freeman Duncan and Becham Washam Duncan. Before retiring, he was the owner and operator of Duncan Electric in Murray. He was an U.S. Army veteran of W.W.II, were he was a Prisoner of War and a recipient of the Purple Heart, as well as other various medals and honors. He was a member of the Coles Campground United Methodist Church and a member of the Murray Masonic Lodge #105.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Ailene Nelson Duncan; one sister, Birdene Clemons; and two brothers, L.B. Duncan and William Duncan.
He is survived by his first wife and mother of his children, Luenell Nixon, of Murray; two sons, Jerry Don Duncan and Kenneth Dale Duncan and wife, Cathey, all of Murray; and four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011, at 10 a.m. at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home with the Rev. Kendrick Lewis officiating. Burial to follow in the Murray Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held from 4 - 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011, at the funeral home. Online condolences can be made at www.thejhchurchillfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are being handled by the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home.
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