King-Lynk Funeral Home obituary – Melvin Duncan Jr., 60, formerly of LaHarpe

Melvin Duncan Jr., 60, of Marshalltown and formerly LaHarpe, IL passed away on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at 8:41 PM at the VA Hospital in Des Moines.


   He was born on November 23, 1958 in LaHarpe, IL to Melvin and Barbara Land Duncan Sr. Melvin helped his Dad farm in his early years and he served his country in the US Army.  He enjoyed model cars when he was young and recently enjoyed recreational crafts and making knots.

   Survivors include his Dad, Melvin Duncan, Sr. of Stronghurst, IL; three sisters, Brenda Parker of Ft. Madison, Tina (Kevin) Buck of Danville and Deborah Kemp; a brother, Jeff Duncan of Troy, MI; his grandmother, Ruth Duncan of Stronghurst, IL; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.   He was preceded in death by his Mom and nephew, Joshua Pender.

   Per his wishes, cremation has been entrusted to King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory and a graveside service with military rites will take place at Stronghurst Cemetery at a later date.  Online condolences may be left at

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