Private Tyler E. Duncan, 20, of Notasulga, AL, passed away on Sunday, April 25, 2021, in Tacoma, Washington. Tyler was born in Opelika, AL, to Jennifer Michelle Thrift (Scott) and Ruffin Duncan (Leslie).
Tyler attended Reeltown High School. He served in the U. S. Army as a cannon crew member. Tyler’s awards were National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Medal, and Marksmanship Badge. Tyler loved the outdoors and loved to fish, hunt and his family.
Tyler is preceded in death by his uncle Jeremy Williams, Notasulga, AL, great grandmother Sue F. Mims (JC), Notasulga, AL, great grandfather Woodson E. Griggs, Notasulga, AL, great grandparents H. B. (Buck) Duncan (Clara), Milburn, OK; great grandfather Eddie Williams Sr. (Pearl) Douglas, GA; and great grandmother Peggy Whitton Alexander City, AL. He is survived by his parents; his sister Kiley Duncan, Notasulga, AL; stepbrother Deonta Casey; grandmother Tammy Williams, Notasulga, AL; grandfather Michael Williams (Dixie), Tallassee, AL; grandparents Jim Duncan (Julie), Notasulga, AL; aunt Cyndy Peacock (Bob), Omaha, NE; and aunt Jennifer Bruno (Nick), Prattville, AL; great uncle Bill Duncan (Jane), Enid, OK; great uncle Roger Williams (Pat) Wetumpka, AL; great uncle Eddie Wayne Williams (Mary) Alexander City, AL; great uncle Ronald Williams (Stephanie) Kingland, GA; and multiple cousins and friends.
The U. S. Army held a memorial for Private Tyler E. Duncan on May 5, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. at Fort Lewis/McChord in Tacoma, WA, with full military honors.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, May 11, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. at The Little Texas Tabernacle, 1437 County Road 69, Tuskegee, AL, with Bo Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Notasulga Memory Gardens, 740 Cemetery Rd., Notasulga. Visitation will be held on Monday, May 10, 2021 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Corbitt’s Funeral Home, 205 North Maple Street, Tuskegee, AL. Pallbearers will be Deonta Casey, Todd Manning, Brandon Garner, Jeremy Smith, Byar Cunningham, and Scott Morgan. Honorary pallbearers are Solomon Sanders and Jacob Moedl.
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