Carl William Duncan, Jr.

Carl Duncan Program Photo

Carl William Duncan, Jr. was born in Compton, California on December 5, 1955 to Carl and Marcia Duncan. He attended Caldwell Elementary, Walton Jr High School. Most of his summers were spent working with his father, learning the trade of a mechanic. He graduated from Compton Senior High in 1974. Shortly after, he joined the United States Army where he obtained several honors and certifications.

Carl was joined in marriage in 1977 to his High School Sweetheart Carlene Washington. To this union were 2 daughters. They resided in the Fort Ord California until he received honorable discharge in 1979. He then moved to Long Beach, California.

Carl always enjoyed machinist mechanic work. He completed a journeyman machinist program and worked for several companies throughout his career. He also completed an apprenticeship for underwater ship valve repair while employed at the Long Beach Naval Shipyard in California.

In 1982 Carl was baptized at Christ Centered Apostolic Church. In 1989 Carl and his family relocated to Columbus, Oh. He became a member of Smyrna Baptist Church in 1990. He was employed by The Veteran Administration Hospital, L & J Fasteners, and S & K Audio.

Carl pursued his dream of opening his own shop. Carl became owner of Timex Hydraulics Auto Shop. He was a very hard working man as he supervised the maintenance crew for Sears Department Store in addition to being a mechanic.

Carl was preceded him in death by his father, Carl William Duncan, Sr.; mother, Marsha Duncan-Jefferson; grandparents, Henry and Johnnie Johnson. He leaves to cherish his memory 2 daughters, CaChoya (Lamont) Keaton, and Kaelisha Duncan; four grandchildren, Kris Peppers, Marcus Walker, Damarye Ford, and Mikaela Duncan all of Columbus; brother, Carlton (Teri) Duncan of Fresno, California; sisters, Pamela (Donald) Graves, Cynthia Duncan, and Monica Duncan all of Oklahoma; and a host of relatives and friends who will miss his upbeat personality and willingness to help others.

Visitation 11am and Funeral 12noon Wednesday, January 10, 2017 at Smyrna Baptist Church, 1650 Wilson Ave.

Interment at Friendship Cemetery in Newell, OK.

Condolence Messages

  1. Mark & Cyrena Donahue

    As neighbors to Kaelisha and her children, we got to know Carl. No matter how tired he was after work, several times he unselfishly lent a hand and his knowledge of cars. He always had a kind word and time to talk. We’re glad to have known Carl and have had the opportunity to thank him for serving our country. He was a good person and will be missed.

    Mark & Cyrena Donahue

  2. Rhonda Belton- Charlotte, North Carolina

    My Sincere Condolences To The Entire Family. God Bless You All. I Pray That God Continue To Guide You All.

  3. Stephanie Spence

    I met Mr.Duncan in 1990 through my best friend & his daughter CaChoya. I was instantly welcomed to the family. Carlene became a second Mom, Kaelisha another sister. He always had encouraging advice and a warm kind smile whenever I saw him. He made sure no one con me with car repair bills and after dropping us off at skating rink I found out he was a fantastic skater. The world has lost a kind, knowledgeable, witty soul and I know this place is a little heavier without him in it. My heart is heavy. He will be forever missed.

  4. Keeping the family lifted in prayer. May God give you strength and comfort you during your time of mourning.

  5. Only knowing Carl for a short period of time, I came to realize he had an infectious personality. Regardless if he down he always would come into a room with a smile and walk around asking everyone how they were doing, shaking hands and such. Carl will be sorely missed. He was someone how was a friend, a fellow Veteran, and brother. May you rest easy!

  6. To the Duncan family, you have my condolences in the loss of your loved one. God’s original purpose was for the human family to become many, to fill the earth, and to live forever upon it (Genesis 1:28)! What happened? Adam sinned and passed it down to all humans. However, because of God’s undeserved loving kindness, he allowed his son Jesus to die to reverse the effects of sin. May you have faith in his promise of the resurrection of the dead (Acts 24:15).

  7. Sending my deepest condolences and keeping you all in my prayers. May his memory live on forever

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