Charles “Tad” Duncan

August 2, 1934 - October 10, 2021

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Wednesday, October 13, 2021
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Secor Funeral Home
Willard, OH 44890

Wednesday, October 13, 2021
1:00 PM
Secor Funeral Home
Willard, OH 44890

Charles "Tad" Duncan, age 87, of Shelby, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, October 10, 2021, peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born on August 2, 1934, in Hendricks Township, Michigan to the late Joe and Isabelle (Wilcoxin) Duncan. Tad was a faithful member and treasurer of Temple of God Church in Shelby.  He served in the US Army during the Korean War and worked as a Millwright at General Motors for 34 years. Tad enjoyed photography, wood carving, hunting, fishing, and was an avid Cleveland Indians fan.  He was well known for playing the banjo and he loved spending time with his family.

He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Wilma “Jerry” (Feltner) Duncan, whom he married on March 3, 1957; children, Cheryl Duncan of Olmsted Falls, OH and Melissa “Missy” (Mike) Reinke of North Ridgeville, OH; siblings, Louise Evans of Chagrin Falls, OH, Jeanne Faragone of Brunswick, OH, James Jarrells of Vanceburg, KY, Archie (Gloria) Duncan of Vanceburg, KY and Roberta (Greg) Sparks of Vanceburg, KY; 6 grandchildren, Andrea, Ashley, Sarah, Briana, Alex and Nicholas; 7 great grandchildren and special care givers, Crystal Campo and Wanda Alonso.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his step-mother, Mavis Duncan; siblings, Joe R. Duncan, Jack Duncan, Colin Duncan, Margarite Evans, Emma Lou Cropper and Norma Faye Duncan; and father-in-law and mother-in-law, Ed and Minnie Feltner.

Tad’s family would like to give a special thanks to Stein Hospice for the great care that they provided to him.

Visitation will be at Secor Funeral Home in Willard, Ohio on Wednesday, October 13, 2021, from 11:00 AM until the time of his service at 1:00 PM with Pastor George Lewis and Pastor John Montgomery officiating.  Burial will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery in New Haven, Ohio.  Online condolences may be made to Tad’s family by visiting


chandos gose - Oct 23, 2021
Sorry tohear of Tads passing. He and i have been close friends for many years. I met Tad when i lived in Willard ohio many years ago. He will be terribly missed by everyone who new him.
Aline Doyle - Oct 12, 2021
Dear Cheryl, Missy and your whole family, You are in my prayers as you have been through this trying time. God Bless you all and may Tad rest in the peace and glory of God.
Naila Warfield - Oct 12, 2021
Cheryl and Family, sending my condolences in your time of need. May God continue to watch and keep your family in this troubling time. You are always in my prayers.
Randy and Jeanie (Purcell) Watts - Oct 12, 2021
Dear Jerri and Family, We are so saddened to learn about Tad, and we send you our sincere sympathy. May God surround you with His peace and love during this very sad and difficult time. Love, Randy and Jeanie (Purcell) Watts, Palm Coast, FL
Sabrina Duncan Carroll - Oct 11, 2021
I am so very sorry for your loss. Prayers for God’s comfort.
Ed and Brenda Adams - Oct 11, 2021
So very sorry for your loss. Praying for peace and comfort for your family 🙏
Megan Barack - Oct 11, 2021
Sending prayers to your whole family.