HOOKER, Okla. – William Douglas (Doug) Duncan, 79, died Sunday, April 14, 2013, at Memorial Hospital of Texas County, Guymon, Okla.
He was born March 20, 1934, to Ann Ila (DeWald) and William “Scotty” Duncan in Syracuse.
He married Anna Marion (Davis) Hill March 31, 1979, in Hooker, Okla. She survives.
He graduated from Holly (Colo.) High School in 1952 and attended one year of college at Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colo.
He ran the family lumber yard, feedlot and farming business. He worked in the cattle business for Pride Feeders of Hooker for more than 33 years.
He was a longtime member of American Quarter Horse Association and was a lifetime member of Texas Cattle Feeders Association. He had been a member of the Masonic Lodge in Holly and Hooker. He was a longtime member of the Hooker United Methodist Church and Hooker Booster Club.
He enjoyed reading western novels, and was a longtime supporter of Beechnut, Dr. Pepper and Ford pickups.
Other survivors include four sons, Greg Duncan and wife, Tonda, Goodland, Chris Duncan and wife, Peggy, Hooker, Kip Duncan, Bonner Springs, and Jeff Hill and wife, Tonya, Hugoton; three daughters, Valerie Hershey and husband, Mike, Hugoton, Jana Chattos and husband, Dan, Edmond, Okla., and Elizabeth Hecox, Norman, Okla.; 17 grandchildren, Brandon Barber, Donde Adams and husband, Terrace, all of Goodland, Ryan Duncan and wife, Season, Hooker, Megan Taylor and husband, Larry, Shawnee, Okla., Zane Hershey and wife, Veronica, Altus, Okla., Andrea Hershey, Amarillo, Texas, Kurt Hershey and wife, Kaitlin, Andover, Mac and MacKenzie Duncan, Bonner Springs, Lauren and Nate Chattos, Edmond, Brittany Mason and husband, Brandon, Tulsa, Okla., Brooke Campbell and husband, Jeremy, Norman, Cody Hill, Hugoton, and Matthew, Lukas and Marcus Hecox, Norman; and 12 great-grandchildren, Brooklyn and Brady Barber, Tucker and Talon Adams, Trace, Finley and Callen Duncan, Reece and Maggie Taylor, Peyton Mason and baby girl, Tenley Hershey, who is expected in June.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a daughter-in-law, Vickie Duncan.
• Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Hooker United Methodist Church, 202 Imo Street, with the Rev. Les Bussell presiding.
Private graveside services will be at Hooker Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to the “Doug Duncan Memorial Scholarship,” c/o Henson-Novak Funeral Directors, P.O. Box 1306, Guymon, OK 73942. This scholarship will benefit a Hooker graduate interested in agriculture.
Friends may sign the online guest book and send condolences at www.hensonnovak.com.