Duncan, Sr., Graham Puckett

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Graham Puckett Duncan, Sr., age 71 of Hiwassee, departed this life peacefully on Monday, February 4, 2013. He was born on October 11, 1941. He is preceded in death by his son, Steven Duncan: parents; Grover and Mildred Duncan: brothers; Woodson, Ray, Elwood, Garnett, and sister Maxine Mink.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara Duncan, daughters and husbands, Tina and John Kellam of Hiwassee; Buffie and Damon Banes of Pulaski: Son and his wife; Brett and Shannon Downey, of Pulaski: son, and girlfriend; Joe Duncan and Deanie Hall of Pulaski. He had seven beautiful special granddaughters; Racheal, Savanna, Sarah, Laural, Rebekah, Ruth and Brooklynn. Also surviving are his brothers and their wifes: Chester and Rosetta Duncan of Hiwassee, Earl (Chipper) and Frances Duncan of Shiloh: sister, Mary Criner of Christiansburg, and an abundance of nieces and nephews, and a “Whole Mess” of very special friends.

A memorial service will be held Thursday, February 7, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at the New River Valley Baptist Church, located on Snider Lane in Pulaski, with Pastor Jeff Aikens officiating. The family will receive friends Thursday evening at the church from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Following the service, the family will also receive friends in the fellowship hall of the church.

Graham had a great love for this country and for soldiers. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be mailed to his son, Joe Duncan, 2963 Duncan Lane, Hiwassee, Virginia 24347. The family will then send a donation to “Wounded Warrior Project” in his memory.

Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.seaglefuneralhome.com Arrangements by Seagle Funeral Home, Pulaski, VA. 540-980-1700