Duncan, Dempsey Eugene

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Dempsey Eugene Duncan, 62, of Radford, passed away Thursday, October 5, 2006 at Carilion New River Medical Center.

He was a former weaver for many years at New River Textiles, and was owner of Dempsey’s Jewelers for the past 18 years. He was a watchmaker, and his favorite pastime was antiques, clocks, and watches.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Martin and Minnie Duncan; his brothers, John, Stanley, and Leo Duncan; his mother-in-law, Audrey Duncan; and a sister-in-law, Sylvia Cox. Surviving are his wife, Opal J. Duncan, Radford; a son and daughter-in-law, Ron (Choop) and Lori Duncan, Radford; a son, Don Duncan and his girlfriend, Tracie Powell, Christiansburg; a brother and sister-in-law, Robert L. and Connie Duncan, Radford; three grandsons, Jared, Elijah, and Isaac; his father-in-law, Lincoln Duncan; sisters-in-law, Doris Cox and Shirley Duncan; and a brother-in-law, Roger Duncan. Also precious four legged babies, Josh and Tiffy.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, October 8, 2006 at the DeVilbiss Funeral Home. Services and burial will be private. The family wishes to thank the staff of CCU and others at Carilion New River Medical Center for the care and compassion given to Dempsey and his family.