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Ricky Dwayne Duncan passed away on February 11, 2018 at Baylor T. Boone Pickens Cancer Hospital in Dallas, TX surrounded by his family. He fought a very courageous battle with leukemia for the past 9 months.
Rick was born on May 25, 1950 to Adam Lee and Nellie Duncan at Comanche, OK. He attended Waurika Schools and graduated in 1968. After serving in the US Air Force for 4 years he attended Oklahoma State University.
In 1973 he married Carol Behrens and they had 2 sons. He was employed by Halliburtons in Duncan until his department was closed.
In 1987 he married Karen Sears of Duncan and they resided in Little Elm, TX. where Rick was employed by Banc Tec until the time of his illness.
Rick was a family man and loved to talk about his kids and grandkids. His hobbies included maintaining their beautifully landscaped yard on the lake and watching OSU Cowboy sport events. GO POKES!
He is survived by his wife Karen of the home, sons, Chantz Duncan (Leslie) of The Colonys, TX, Cody Duncan (Delayna Trusty) of Duncan, OK and Justin Schaffner (Michelle) of Little Elm, TX. Grandchildren Loryn Schaffner and Ethan Schaffner of the home, Jessamy, Cael and Cooper Duncan, Jerade, Cheyenne and Zoey Duncan, Isabella, Cassandra and Dominick Schaffner, sister Carrie Sheffield of Terral, OK, brother Gary Duncan (Sharon) of Waurika, OK and in-laws Eldon Sears (Jean) of Comanche, OK and Wanda Telford of Round Rock, TX. He was preceeded in death by his parents and sister, Velda Gaines.
His wish was to be cremated and there will be a private celebration of his life at a later date. For those desiring, memorials may be made to the Leukemia Foundation or a charity of your choice.
Published on February 17, 2018
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