Mr. Burnett Rhett Duncan,
79, beloved husband of Bertha Johnson Duncan, went home to be with the
Lord, Sunday, March 24, 2019 at Westwood Health and Rehabilitation Center.
Mr. Duncan was born the
son of Henry Hope Duncan and Irene Elliott Duncan on April 24, 1939 in
Andrews. He was a former employee of Stone Construction and was a
member of Holy Trinity Pentecostal Holiness Church. He enjoyed farming
and gardening. His greatest enjoyment was spending time with his
family and grandchildren. He was a devoted husband, loving father,
cherished “Papaw”, caring brother, and a loyal friend. His smile was contagious,
his laughter uplifting, and his love for everyone was unconditional.
Burnett and Bertha were
married on July 15, 1961 and celebrated 57 years together. Their
home was blessed with: two children, Rhett Allan (Mona) Duncan and
Tammy D. (Rick) Ikner; two grandchildren, Amber I. (Wes) Sykes and Paige
I. (Tim) Vigneaux; and three great-grandchildren, Autumn, Jacob, and Duncan.
He also leaves behind: a brother, Rev. Donald (Virginia) Duncan;
a sister, Lorraine D. Floyd; two sister-in-laws, Rebecca D. Hooper and
Elizabeth Duncan; and a large extended family of nieces and nephews
He was predeceased by: his
parents; four brothers, Earl (Betty) Duncan, Rev. Henry (Mildred) Duncan,
DD Duncan, and Rev. Elwood Duncan; and a sister, Dorothy D. (Carl) Merritt;
and a brother-in-law, Theron Floyd.
A Home Going Celebration
will be 2PM, Thursday, March 28, 2019 at the Andrews First Pentecostal
Holiness Church, 112 North Magnolia Ave, Andrews, SC. Officiating
will be Rev. Donald Duncan and Rev. Barry Wall. Interment will follow
in the Bethel Cemetery directed by the Andrews Chapel of McKenzie Funeral
Visitation will be 6-8PM,
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at the Andrews Chapel, 610 South Rosemary Ave.,
The Duncan family would
like to send a special “Thank You” to Hospice of Randolph County and the
caregivers of Westwood Health and Rehabilitation Center for their extended
kindness and compassion.
In lieu of flowers, memorials
may be made to Hospice of Randolph County, 416 Vision Drive, Asheboro,