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Graveside services for Roland Duncan, 76, of Sealy, were held Friday, July
30, 2004, at 5 p.m. in Sealy Cemetery with the Rev. Eric Kimpel officiating.
Serving as pallbearers were Dennis Brack Tipton, II, Corey Tipton, Roger
Schmitz and Jamie Armendariz.
Born in Abilene, Roland Ray Duncan was the son of James Wesley Duncan and
Alice Hurone Young Duncan. He was raised in Abilene and attended the Wylie
Roland enlisted in the United States Navy in January of 1946. He served as
Seaman First Class on the USS Joson and the USS Hooper Island during World
War II and was honorably discharged in December of 1947.
Roland worked in heating and air conditioning maintenance with Brown and
Root, retiring as Foreman.
On May 23, 1970, Roland and the former Miss Minnie Grenz were married, with
ceremony held in Sealy. He was a member of the Sealy Lions Club and a 31
year member of American Legion Post #442.
Roland Ray Duncan died Wednesday, July 28, 2004, in Sealy.
He is survived by his stepson, Dennis Tipton and wife Becky of Bay City;
brother, Grady H. ³Mutt² Duncan and wife Lerline; sister-in-law, Wilma
Duncan; grandchildren, Devon Denise Tipton, Dennis Brack Tipton II, and
Corey John Tipton. 
He is preceded in death by his parents, James and Alice Duncan; wife, Minnie
Grenz Tipton Duncan; sister, Lorena Duncan Hines; brothers, James Leroy,
Silas, Truman and Aubry Duncan.
Funeral arrangements under the direction of Knesek Family Funeral Chapel,

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