Cecil R. Duncan, Sr., 81

Cecil R. Duncan, Sr., 81, of New Haven, WV, went home to be with the Lord on January 20, 2021, at Mount Carmel – St. Ann’s Hospital in Westerville, OH.  He was born February 10, 1939, in Hartford, WV, to the late Stanley and Thelma Duncan.  

Cecil served in the West Virginia National Guard in the 3664th Ordinance Company from 1957 to 1967.  He retired from the AEP Philip Sporn Plant after thirty-four years of service.  He was a dedicated member of the New Haven Volunteer and Community Volunteer Fire Department serving 62 years, currently as the department’s President.  

Along with his parents, Cecil was preceded in death by a brother, James Duncan, a very special uncle, Tom Harris, and daughter-in-law, Tina Duncan.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Shelby Duncan, his children, Darlene Griffith of Vienna, WV, Cecil Duncan Jr. (Buzzy), Stephen (Stacy) of New Haven, WV, and David (Pam) Duncan, of St. Albans, WV, his grandchildren, Christopher (Amber) Duncan, Jaime (Garry) Banks, Jason Warner, Jessica Duncan, Nolan Duncan, and Gavin Duncan and two great-grandchildren, Jayce Duncan and Avery Banks, brother Eugene (Emogene) Duncan, and sister-in-law, Goldie Duncan and several nieces and nephews and friends.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 23, 2021, at 11 a.m. at the Anderson McDaniel Funeral home in Pomeroy, Ohio, with Pastor Tom Beckette officiating. Visitation will be held on Friday, January 22, from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations made be made to the New Haven and Community Volunteer Fire Department in Cecil’s memory.