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Bryant Eugene
Duncan

April 2, 1931 – March 7, 2019

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Obituary for Bryant Eugene Duncan

Bryant E. Duncan, 87, of Salem, passed away Thursday, March 7, 2019.

He was born in New Castle, a son of the late Esse and Ida Duncan and had been an area resident all of his life. A devout Christian man, he proudly served his country during the Korean War in U.S. Marine Corps. He was employed for many years as a machinist at General Electric before retiring, held a deep passion for hunting and fishing and was an avid Civil War historian. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Richard S. Duncan and wife Frances, a step-daughter, Tammy Salmon, his former spouse, Shirley June Duncan, and a brother-in-law, Deal Lipes.

He is survived by his loving wife of 27 years, Joyce Spangler Duncan; step-son, Dewey Spangler, Jr.; sister, Kernell Lipes; two grandchildren, Jacob and Ben Salmon; nieces, Daphne McDaniel and husband Sonny, Cindy Johnson and husband Calvin, Barbara Lipes and Winnie Walters; nephews, Richard and Wayne Duncan; son-in-law, Michael Salmon.

Funeral services will be held at 2PM, Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at the Chapel of John M. Oakey & Son, Salem. Burial with Military Honors will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 PM, Monday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in his memory may be made to Disabled American Veterans Chapter 3, 2381 Roanoke Blvd. Salem, VA 24153. An online guest book is available for family and friends by visiting www.johnmoakey.com.
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First Visitation

When Monday, March 11th, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location
John M. Oakey & Son Funeral Home
Address
305 Roanoke Boulevard
Salem, Virginia 24153
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Service Information

When
Tuesday, March 12th, 2019 2:00pm
Location
John M. Oakey & Son Chapel
Address
305 Roanoke Boulevard
Salem, Virginia 24153

Interment Information

When
Tuesday, March 12th, 2019
Location
Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens
Address
5737 Airport Road
Roanoke, VA 24012