William H. “”Bill”” Duncan, 73, son of Lewis Joseph Duncan and Bessie Jane Plowman Duncan, was born Nov. 14, 1927, at Summersville. He died Feb. 19, 2001, at Texas County Memorial Hospital in Houston. He married Bonnie Evelyn Terrill June 7, 1945. They had five children. Mr. Duncan worked in the timber for many years, mainly logging. He loved the outdoors and liked to fish, hunt and grow vegetables. He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Earl, Lewis and Leonard; two sisters, Verna and Nancy; and a grandson. Surviving are his wife of the home at Summersville; his children, Billy Duncan, Kathy Smith, Dave Duncan, Tom Duncan and Des Miller of Summersville; six sisters, Lilly Bradburn of Illinois, Maude Lederer, Alice Barnett, Linda Plowman and Jane Terrill of Summersville and Marie Duncan of Texas; 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Services were Feb. 22 at the Bradford Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. John Atchison officiating. Burial was in the Bethel Cemetery near Summersville.”

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