Richard Louis Duckett


Richard Louis Duckett, age 74 went home to be with the Lord on February 9, 2015. He was born on September 6, 1940 in Columbus, Ohio to the parents of Luther and Rachel Duckett.

He retired from United Cerebral Palsy of Central Ohio.  He held several positions while at UCP. He started as a driver and ended his career as the Head Custodian of all the UCP facilities.

He leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Neoma Duckett; son, Richard (Thasunda) Duckett Jr.; son, Darrin (Lorraine) Layne; daughter, Yvette Roberson (Toy); ten grandchildren, Brendin, Madison and Myles Duckett; Sherrome, Quintan, Nickolas; Angel Ann, Samantha, Frederick Mac and Jacqueline; sister, Mildred Hall; brother in-law, Keith Leslie; sisters in-law, Dora and Betty Duckett; Terry Leslie, Patty and Mitsu Bray and a host of nieces and nephews. Richard had many friends who were friends for many years, including special friend Billy Seward.

He was preceded in death by brothers, Joseph, Horace, Martin, Luther and Robert Duckett; sisters, Dorothy Dixon, Helen Talley, Mary Jane Duckett and Rosie Shouse.

Visitation 2:00pm and Funeral 3:00pm Saturday February 14, 2015 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE 2500 Cleveland Ave.  To order flowers and offer condolences to The DUCKETT Family, visit

Many hearts and hands reached out to comfort us during this difficult time. Your prayers, telephone calls, visits, cards, flowers, and many other acts of generosity have helped us. We ask that you continue to keep us in your prayers.

Contact Information: [wpseo_address oneline=”1″ show_state=”0″]

Leave Your Condolence