James Howard Duncan
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James Howard Duncan
  • February 27, 1948 - January 7, 2018
  • Ohio

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Duncan, Jr., James H., age 69, passed away Sunday, January 7, 2018. Jim loved physical activity and organized sports, especially softball. He served proudly in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS John F. Kennedy. Jim worked for many years as the Program Director prior to becoming the Executive Director at the Kettering YMCA where he was instrumental in establishing many children's leagues. Jim had a second career with USPS, finishing his career at the Washington Twp. Branch. He was preceded in death by his parents, Mary Ellen and Howard Duncan; He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Mary Jo; children, Christopher (Courtney) Duncan, Kelly (Garrett) Seputis and Sarah (Christopher) Iacovone; grandchildren, Charles and Elliott Duncan, Kennedy and Owen Seputis, and Loralei and Palmer Iacovone; sisters-in-law, Janice Romanowski and Barbara (Bill) Polak and numerous nieces, nephews, and special friends. Visitation will be held Saturday from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. at St Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 6245 Wilmington Pike. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:30 a.m. at St. Francis of Assisi. Online condolences may be sent to: www.tobiasfuneralhome.com. The family would like to express their appreciation to the staff at Wood Glen Alzheimer's Community for their dedicated care for the past six years. Memorial contributions may be directed to: Lewy Body Dementia Association, 912 Killian Hill Rd. S.W., Liburn, GA 30047