Joe Emmitt Duncan

Age: 88
Address: Bear Creek Community
Date Of Death: Monday, December 19th, 2016 
Arrangements: Yancey Funeral Service

Joe Emmitt Duncan, age 88, of the Bear Creek Community, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, December 19th, 2016 at Mountain Manor Assisted Living.  A native of Mitchell County, he was a son of the late Carroll and Jenny Willis Duncan.  He was also preceded in death by his wife, Sally Duncan; sister, Sis Duncan and brothers: Clifford and Frank Duncan. He was a member of Bear Creek Baptist Church.  Joe enjoyed horseback riding, sharing his travel stories and spending time with his family who he loved dearly.
            Surviving is his daughters: Angelina Linthicum and husband, Billy, of Winston Salem and Julianna Stout of Hendersonville; sons: Joe Duncan and wife, Beth, of Burnsville, Ted Duncan of Hendersonville and Russell Duncan; brother, Lewis Duncan and wife, Lenny, of Spruce Pine; sisters-in-law, Nora Lee Duncan and Vickie Duncan both of Bakersville; granddaughter, Brandy Duncan; grandsons: Michael "Mikey" Wiseman and wife, Kimberly, Jonathan Duncan, Dylan Duncan and Jonathan BAine and wife, Jill and great-grandchildren: Ayden and Grayson Wilson and Anna Asher, Salem and Deacon Baine.  Several nieces and nephews also survive.
            A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, December 27th in Bear Creek Baptist Church.  Rev. Brent Duncan will officiate.    Yancey Funeral Service is serving the Duncan family. 
            The family would like to say a special thank you to Mountain Manor Assisted Living and Hospice of Yancey County for the wonderful care give to Joe.  To send online condolences, please visit our website at  

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