Robert Arvel Duncan
3/12/1941 - 6/18/2022

Robert Arvel Duncan, 81, of Greenville, passed away on June 18, 2022, in Dallas at T. Boone Pickens Hospice facility.  A graveside service will be held on Saturday, June 25, 2022, at Memoryland Memorial Park with Rev. Royce Litchfield officiating.  Visitation will be at 9:00 AM until service time at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home.  

Robert was born on March 12, 1941, in Greenville, Texas to Bill Duncan and Ruth Bench Duncan.  He graduated from Greenville High School in 1959 where he had a host of friends.  Robert married Carlene Perry on April 26, 1963, in Greenville, Texas.  He retired from Raytheon where he worked his way up to Vice President upon retirement.  Robert was a member of Lake Fork Baptist Church.  In life, Robert enjoyed many things such as hunting, fishing, his many four legged friends over the years, and time with family.  His Faith was strong, and he always made God a priority in his life telling everyone about Jesus and looking forward to going home one day to Heaven.  We know he misses his “fab 5”, his sisters, and all the special friends he leaves behind; however, Robert would always remind us,  “It is never goodbye, just see you later in Heaven.”

Robert is survived by his sons Rob Duncan and wife Christina of Rockwall, Carl Garrett and wife Shannon of Garland, daughters Paige Clark and husband Chris of Rockwall, Tracy Duncan, Kelly Bond and husband Bradley of Katy, sisters Nita Duncan Hill and husband Duard of Princeton, Linda Duncan Sims and husband Jerry of Greenville, grandchildren Sean Garrett, Chad Garrett and wife Jessica, Amber Garrett Denson, Matthew Clark, Ashleigh Clark Moore and husband Garrett, Sarah Duncan Poling and husband Steve, Beck Duncan, Cate Duncan, Bailey-Paige Lowe and Jacob Scott Lowe, and nine great grandchildren. 

Robert is preceded in death by his wife and his parents.  

Pallbearers will be Beck Duncan, Sean Garrett, Chad Garrett, and Garrett Moore.  

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations be made to Faith Presbyterian- T. Boone Pickens Hospice and Palliative Care Center at 12477 Merit Dr. Dallas, TX 75251-2344.  




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