He attended Bainbridge schools, and was active in their alumni association. Dick graduated from Greencastle High School. He was a member of Fillmore Christian Church and was previously active in O.S.E., Masons and Shrine.
Dick enjoyed being outdoors including hunting, camping, gardening, canoeing and cutting grass on his Dixie Chopper; and playing games including chess, poker and Wii. He was known for his handyman skills.
A loving grandfather and caretaker, Dick enjoyed all family events, especially with the grandkids.
He was preceded in death by his parents; infant son, Richard Ray Duncan; and his first wife, C. Avonne Kitchen Duncan.
Surviving are his wife of 36 years, Sue K. Duncan; children, Daniel A. Duncan and wife, Denise of Poland, Melissa S. Hudson of Indianapolis, Kelli A. Aynes and husband, Mike of Bainbridge, and Richard Darin Duncan and wife, Robyn of Indianapolis; a brother, David L. Duncan and wife, Judee of Mississippi; a sister, Alberta Alexander of Nevada; ten grandchildren and one great-grandson.
Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, with Pastor Bobby Hopper officiating. Inurnment will be in Fillmore Cemetery at a later date. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 4 to 8 P.M. at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.
Condolences and expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.Hopkins-Rector.com.