Published 12:00 am Tuesday, October 7, 2008
Irving D. Duck
SUFFOLK—Irving Daughtrey Duck, 89, died Oct. 5, 2008, at his home.
Born in Isle of Wight County, he was the son of the late Crawley and Bessie A. Duck, widower of Etta Wright Duck and brother of the late Mary Elizabeth Moore Margaret Sue Duck, William C. Duck, Glaspa Duck, and Garland Duck.
Mr. Duck was a member of First Baptist Church where he served on the Board of Deacons for thirty five years, was elected lifetime deacon in 1993, was a former Sunday school teacher for the young people for 25 years, a greeter and usher for more than 50 years, bus driver for more than 20 years, and member of many different committees.
He was a charter member of the Suffolk Chapter 4030 of the AARP and a member of the Woodmen of the World.
Survivors include his daughters, Patsy Murphy of Cumming, Ga., Christine Moon and husband Sam of Franklin; grandchildren, Kathy Sumpter of Cumming, Ga., Nancy Lynn Duck of Carrsville and Robin Elizabeth Davis Suffolk.
Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church by the Revs. Charles Thompson and John Watson with burial in Holly Lawn Cemetery.
The family will receive friends in the R. W. Baker & Co. Funeral & Crematory today from 10 a.m. to noon and from 6 to 9 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church, 237 N. Main St, Suffolk, VA, 23434, Project Lifesaver, 400 Market Street, Suffolk, VA, 23434 or Alzheimer’s Association, 105 Bogart Street, Franklin, VA 23851.
Condolences may be registered to www.rwbaker,fh.com.