Michael Clark Duncan

November 12, 1948 - January 15, 2023

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On Sunday, January 15th, Michael (Mike) Duncan went to Christ surrounded by his loving family at the age of 74. Born on November 12th, 1948, Mike grew up in Michigan City and Ft Wayne, Indiana. He was a general manager of Value City, working primarily in Covington, KY and Dover, DE. With his loving personality and witty humor, Mike brightened every room he walked into. He greeted strangers and family alike - with a big smile and a warm hug. He was an avid fan of professional sports and would typically know the score of any game. This was especially true of his beloved Cincinnati Reds. He would have loved to see them clinch another pennant but will be keeping stats from heaven. Mike was always available for a witty conversation, a cold beer, and laughter. His quiet humor brought joy to any situation. He truly loved life. For Mike, family was his everything. He was married for 36 years to his loving wife, Betsy. They were soulmates. He loved to love her, often placing her on a pedestal and calling her the love of his life. He considered himself lucky to have two incredible daughters. He was so proud of them, often sharing their adventures and triumphs with friends and family. He worked hard to make sure his daughters had the best opportunities and he celebrated every milestone with gusto. To Mike, his girls hung the moon in the sky. He showed others the beauty of a husband's and father's love. Michael was preceded in death by parents: Mabel and Bill Duncan; brother-in-law: Craig Barnes and sister-in-law: Kim Murphy. He is survived by his wife: Betsy Duncan; his two daughters: Amy Duncan and Sophie Duncan; his brother: Tom (Peggy) Duncan; brothers and sisters in-law: Kevin (Martha) Barnes, Barbie and Kelly Barnes, and many nephews, nieces, and great-nephews and great-nieces. He will be deeply missed by his family and friends. Public Visitation will take place at Connley Brothers Funeral Home, 11 East Southern Avenue, Covington (Latonia), KY 41015 on Thursday, January 19, 2023 from 11:00 AM until the Memorial Service at 12:00 PM (Noon). Entombment: Mother of God Cemetery, Ft. Wright, KY. The family requests no flowers be sent. Memorials in Mike's honor may be made to: Red's Community Fund, 100 Joe Nuxhall Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202 or calling 513-765-7000 and select Option 2. Online condolences may be expressed on Facebook or at www.connleybrothersfuneralhome.com


Kayde Barron - Jan 18, 2023
Amy, There are no words that I can write to ease your sorrow. Just know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. And I pray that you can feel God’s Comfort, Peace and Love at this time and every day.
Tracy Schoen - Jan 17, 2023
Amy - I’m so sorry for your loss. Many hugs and prayers for the whole family for healing.
Terri Stoneburner - Jan 17, 2023
Praying for strength and healing as you go through this difficult time. I am sorry for your loss. Terri Stoneburner
Tyra L. Twyman - Jan 17, 2023
Betsy, I am sending condolences to you and your family. I pray comfort and strength during this difficult time. Tyra
John Zugger - Jan 17, 2023
Betsy, Sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with you and your family. May you all find comfort as you mourn together.
John Zugger - Jan 17, 2023
Betsy, Sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with you and your family. May you all find comfort as you mourn together.
Sandy Goldsberry Elsbernd - Jan 17, 2023
Betsy and family I’m so sorry for your loss Praying for you and your family my mom has dementia and other issues so she will not be able to attend or understand. But she loved you both. We both enjoyed you all He will be greatly missed. We love you and you are in my prayers
Lisa Carney - Jan 17, 2023
My sincerest sympathies to all the family that we blessed to have Mike in their lives. He will now live on in your hearts. Prayers for you all in your time of mourning.
Steve West - Jan 17, 2023
Dear Betsy and Family...I'm heartbroken to hear this news. Mike was a great man; hardworking, loving, funny and caring. I will always cherish his friendship to me and my family

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