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Hubert Duncan Jr age 96 of Clinton

Hubert Duncan Jr age 96 of Clinton, TN passed away on Friday, January 4, 2019 at his home in Clinton.  He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II from 1943 – 1946.  Hubert was a PFC, in the Anti-Aircraft Unit and fought 3 major battles, Normandy, France, and Rhineland.  His family had a business, Duncan Coal Company that he helped own and operate.  He loved his family and was very proud of his children and grandchildren and enjoyed sharing stories with them about growing up in Clinton.  Hubert was an avid hunter and fisherman and helped build the Alcoa Plant.  He was a member of First Baptist Church in Clinton, TN.

Hubert is preceded in death by his parents, Hubert and Eva Duncan; brothers, Chalmer Duncan and Carl Lester Duncan; and sister Louise Hankins.

Hubert is survived by his wife of 62 years, Lorene Johnson Duncan of Clinton, TN; children, Jeanne K. Duncan and fiancé Mike Houston of Maryville, TN, Lora Nickell and husband Mark of Smyrna, TN, and Hubert Duncan III of Clinton, TN; 6 grandchildren, 2 great granddaughters; and special daughter in law, Brenda Duncan of Clinton, TN.

The family would like to thank Avalon Hospice for the great care they had given Hubert during his illness. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Shriners Children’s Hospital.

Hubert’s family will receive friends on Monday, January 7, 2019 from 5:00pm – 7:00pm in the chapel of Jones Mortuary with his funeral service following at 7:00pm with Mark Nickell and Keith Nickell officiating.  Hubert’s interment will on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 1:00pm at Farmer’s Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Clinton, TN with full military honors.  Jones Mortuary in Clinton, TN is in charge of all arrangements.

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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