James A. “Jim” Duncan, 91, of Horine died Nov. 28, 2019. at Mercy Hospital Jefferson in Crystal City. Mr. Duncan worked at PPG Industries and was a commercial carpenter, horseman and general handyman. He was as a military policeman with the U.S. Air Force and was a member of the Three Rivers chapter of the Missouri Archaeological Society. He enjoyed knapping and woodcarving. Born June 26, 1928, in St. Louis, he was the son of the late Ethel (Skaggs) and Arthur Duncan.
He was preceded in death by his wife: Anna Mae (Miller) Duncan.
He is survived by six children: James (Bev) Duncan of Horine, Jerry Duncan of Festus, Brenda Hall of Festus, Justin Duncan of Mapaville, Jeff (Rachel) Duncan of Horine and Julie (Tim) McClain of Horine; a sister: Ruth Draves of Eureka; 17 grandchildren: Jimmy (Dena), Joey, Joshua, Justin, Jeffery, Johnathon, Jacob, Jessica, Sarah, Anna, Ona, Amber and Joe Duncan, Michelle and Chastity Hall, Emily Jones and Amy Gemmell; and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son: William Joseph “Billy” Duncan; a granddaughter Jennifer Duncan; four sisters: Lola Mae (the late Carl) Hemme, Mildred “Toogie” (the late Carl) Miller, June (the late George) Mounts and Vivian “Snookzie” Duncan; and two brothers: Jack and Chuck Duncan.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3, at Vinyard Hillcrest Funeral Home, 9115 Commercial Blvd., in Pevely. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4, at the funeral home, officiated by Deacon Jerry Stoverink. Burial with full military honors will be in Sandy Cemetery in Hillsboro. Arrangements are under the direction of Vinyard Funeral Homes.