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Walter McCammy Duckworth
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Birth: Apr. 6, 1889
Lucas County
Iowa, USA
Death: Jul. 7, 1970
Lucas County
Iowa, USA

Husband of Minnie Merle Umbenhower. Son of Lewis McCammy Duckworth and Nancy Ellen Shore.


Chariton, Iowa
July 16, 1970

Walter M. Duckworth, son of Lewis M. and Nancy E. Duckworth, was born April 6, 1889 and passed away at the Riggs Nursing Home in Chariton on July 7, 1970 at the age of 81.

He spent most of his life in Lucas County, farming in Cedar and Pleasant Townships. In 1958 he retired from the farm and moved to Chariton, living in his own home until 1965 when he entered the nursing home where he has since lived.

He was married to Minnie M. Umbenhower on September 17, 1913. To this union three children were born, two sons, Neal and Clell, and a daughter, Greta, who passed away in 1926 at an early age. He was also preceded in death by his wife Minnie in 1958.

He is survived by his two sons; Neal B. Duckworth of rural Chariton and Clell B. Duckworth of Davenport; seven grandchildren, Marie V. Clark of Williamson, Richard Duckworth of Des Moines, Robert Duckworth and Sharon K. Thompson, both of Hartford, Marvin I. Duckworth and Edward Duckworth, both of Chariton and Oran Duckworth of Davenport, 17 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Lettie R. Maddy of Vista, Calif., and Grace M. Whittlesey of Williamson, two brothers, George Duckworth of Chariton and Roy Duckworth of East Pembroke, New York; and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were conducted by the Rev. Thomas Neiman at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, July 11, 1970 at the Beardsley-Fielding Funeral Home in Chariton. Interment was made in Coal Glen Cemetery in Lucas County.

Family links: 
  Lewis McCammy Duckworth (1857 - 1942)
  Nancy Ellen Shore Duckworth (1855 - 1938)
  Minnie Merle Umbenhower Duckworth (1893 - 1958)
  Neal Brice Duckworth (1914 - 2003)*
  Greta Ruth Duckworth (1917 - 1926)*
  Emery Asbury Duckworth (1880 - 1953)*
  Selia Duckworth (1882 - 1886)*
  Lettie Rebecca Duckworth Maddy (1883 - 1972)*
  George Andrew Duckworth (1885 - 1973)*
  Sarah Elizabeth Duckworth McDonald (1887 - 1964)*
  Walter McCammy Duckworth (1889 - 1970)
  Leroy E. Duckworth (1891 - 1979)*
  Margaret Grace Duckworth Whittlesey (1893 - 1984)*
*Calculated relationship
Coal Glen Cemetery
Lucas County
Iowa, USA
Maintained by: Skip
Originally Created by: Nancy Thompson
Record added: Aug 23, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29262991
Walter McCammy Duckworth
Added by: Nancy Thompson
Walter McCammy Duckworth
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- Skip
 Added: Oct. 29, 2009

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