|Birth: ||Aug. 31, 1926|
|Death: ||Jun. 16, 2009|
Thomas L. 'Ell' Duncan 1896 – 1975
Jessie B. Hunt 1894 – 1986
Mildred Ann Kirby 1926 – 1982 (married in 1947)
Jacklyn "Jackie" A. Neely 1937 – living
CHILDREN of marriage to Mildred Ann Kirby:
Troy LYNN Duncan 1949 – 1984
VICKI Ann Duncan 1952 –
Gerald KEITH Duncan 1955 –
OBITUARY (from handout at funeral:
A beloved husband, father, grandfather, gr-grandfather and friend, passed away after 82 years. Troy left a legacy as a man of great compassion, love, integrity, and strength.
Troy was born in Mills County on August 31, 1926 to Thomas Ell and Jesse Hunt Duncan, and was the oldest son of the union. A brother, Doyle Duncan of Andrews survives him; two sisters Opal Pratchel and Dorothy Duncan Elliot are deceased. Dale Duncan, a very special cousin also survives him. Troy lived on the family ranch until he enlisted in the military during World War II. He served three years sailing on ships and seeing the world during the war. He always had stories to ell his children, grandchildren and friends about his travel during that time.
Troy married Mildred Ann Kirby in 1947 in Lometa, Texas, and they were blessed with three children, Troy Lynn, Vicki Ann, and Gerald Keith. His wife Ann and son Lynn preceded him in death. In 1989 Troy married Jacklyn Traylor.
After World War II, Troy was employed by Draughn's Business College in Dallas to recruit high school students. Troy was a rancher, and owned a wholesale fuel business in Lometa, Texas from 1949 until poor health forced him to closse the business this year. He served on many boards and committees during his life, and was especially proud of being a director of the Texas Sheep and Goat Raisers Association and the Central Texas Area Community Develoment Review Committee. Troy was a real estate broker as well as a licensed auctioneer, and was appointed to the Rules and Regulations Committee for Auctioneers by Governor Ann Richards. In the 1950's he served on the draft board along with other residents of Lampasas County. Troy served three terms as Mayor of Lometa and was proud to say the Lometa Regional Park and the renewal of the Lometa City Lake happened during his tenure in office. He also was very involved in the Mohair Council of America and Loved raising and selling mohair goats along with other livestock, which he did for many years.
Troy is survived by his wife Jacklyn, two children, Vicki McLean and husband Jimmy, and Keith Duncan and wife, Kathy. Grandchhildren Chad McLean and wife Valerie and son Hunter, Lance Duncan and his wife Cindy, Tracey Duncan and Jeffery Duncan. Troy is also survived by three stopchildren, Theresa Walls, Michelle Lightfoot and John Traylor and nine step-grandchildren, Therea Walls, Michelle Lightfoot and John Traylor and nine step-granchildren, Jennifer Lightfoot, Christopher Alcorn, Brian Alcorn, Julia Walls, Sarabeth Walls, Jack Henry Walls, Michela Walls, Angela Traylor and Isabella Traylor. His grandsons and step-son will servve as honorary pallbearers.
Memorials may be made to either the Sentefitt Cemetary or the Payne Gap Cemetary.
(Troy was cremated) Service held at Stacy-Wilkins Funeral Home in Goldthwaite, Texas. Burial of ashes at Payne Gap Cemetary.
Thomas L. Duncan (1896 - 1975)
Mildred Ann Kirby Duncan (1926 - 1982)*
Troy Lynn Duncan (1949 - 1984)*
Payne Gap Cemetery
Created by: Lynda Duncan Miles
Record added: Oct 13, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 78303425