Donald G. Duncan, Sr., 84, of Voorheesville, NY passed suddenly on June 27, 2016 at St. Peter's Hospital surrounded by family. He was born in Altamont to the late Grover and Alida Duncan.
He graduated in 1950 from Voorheesville Central High School where he was a football and baseball star. He served in the US Army as Sgt First Class and was a veteran of the Korean War. He was an active member of the Voorheesville American Legion Post 1493, serving as Commander for three terms. He also served as County Commander and District Vice Commander for the American Legion. In addition, he was a member of the Voorheesville Rod & Gun Club and the Delmar VFW.
Don worked for Three Farms Dairy and then Tobin Packing Company in West Albany for 15 years before it closed down in 1981. He then worked for the Albany County Highway Department in Voorheesville where he ran a paint truck until he retired in 1999.
He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Mae E. Duncan (née Jones) and his children Deborah (Bill) Blanchard, Darrell (Karen) Duncan, Dodie Duncan, Donald Jr.(Toyyo) Duncan, Deidra Trombley, Darrin (Tonya) Duncan, and his son in law Bill Shutter. He is also survived by his 20 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his daughter, Denise Shutter.
Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, June 29, 2016 from 4-8PM at Fredendall Funeral Home, 199 Main Street, Altamont. A funeral service will be held Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 8:30AM, at the funeral home with interment to follow at Saratoga National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Don's memory to the American Legion Post 1493, 31 Voorheesville Ave., Voorheesville, NY 12186.