Marshall Doyle Duncan

Alton | Friday, November 8 2013

Marshall Doyle Duncan, 84, of Alton, died Fri. Nov. 8, 2013 at his home. He was born Dec. 5, 1928 in Eddyville, KY to the late Louie & Annie Duncan.

On Apr. 24, 1969, he and Violet A. Nettles were married in Bethalto, IL. She preceded him in death on June 28, 2008. Mr. Duncan retired from Laclede Steel as crane operator after 36 years of service. He loved mowing and gardening. He also enjoyed watching the Cardinals, never missing a game, attending basketball games and spending time with his grandchildren.

He is survived by: 2 sons and a daughter-in-law, Michael Duncan of Bethalto and Ricky & Julie Duncan of Godfrey, a step-son and daughter-in-law, Dennis & Christine Jones of Bethalto, 8 grandchildren, Amy Hillery, Neshona Sundaram, Daniel Duncan, Brandon Duncan, Stephen Jones, Christopher Duncan, Kaylie Donaldson & Matthew Duncan 6 great-grandchildren, Alexa Hillery, Erin Hillery, Jasmine Khan, Alayna Sundaram, Drake Donaldson & Dylan Duncan, a sister, Analois Murray of KY and his former spouse, Jewell (Forsyth) Buscemi of Alton. Besides his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by a step-son, Gary Jones, 3 sisters and 5 brothers.

Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until time of services at 11:00 a.m. Mon. 11/11/13 at Paynic Home for Funerals with Rev. Dan Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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