Obituary for Ohio Holstein Breeder Charles Duncan

Obituary for Ohio Holstein Breeder Charles Duncan

Everyone at Cowsmopolitan extends our most sincere condolences and sympathies to the family and friends of Ohio Holstein breeder Charles Duncan, Warsaw, who passed away on January 20th.
Obituary for Ohio Holstein Breeder Charles DuncanWARSAW: Charles W. “Charlie” Duncan, 82, of Warsaw passed away Friday, January 20, 2017 at Genesis Hospital in Zanesville. He was born in Conesville on September 4, 1934 to the late Alfred M. and Blanche M. (Worthington) Duncan.

Charlie was a graduate of Conesville High School in 1952 and has worked as a dairy farmer for over 70 years. He was a very successful Holstein breeder that was known worldwide. Later in life he found enjoyment raising thoroughbred horses. He faithfully attended Warsaw United Methodist Church, was a member of National Holstein Association, The Ohio Holstein Association, COBA Select Sires, and the Federal Land Bank Board, the Coshocton County Fair board, and the Coshocton County School Board.

Charlie is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Carol (Shroyer) Duncan, whom he married December 18, 1955; children Diane (John) McCormick of Coshocton and Daryl (Sally) Duncan of Warsaw; grandchildren Jeff (Mary) McCormick, Neil (Fiancé Lauren) Duncan, Drew (Elizabeth) Duncan, and Rachel Duncan; brother Donald (Janet) Duncan; sisters Wilma Richcreek and Mary Lacy.

Along with his parents, Charlie is preceded in death by his brothers Wayne and William Duncan.

Friends may call at the Miller Funeral Home, 639 Main St., Coshocton on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 from 2:00PM – 4:00PM and 6:00PM – 8:00PM and one hour prior to the funeral service. Funeral services for Charlie will be held Wednesday at 11:00AM with Pastor Luanne West officiating. Burial will follow at Valley View Cemetery, Warsaw where the Coshocton County Veterans Council will be performing military honors.

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