Duel was a member of the 12th Street Church of God in Linton. He was employed with the Crane Naval Weapons Support Center where he was a maintenance operator with 30 years of service. Duel retired from Crane in October of 1973. He was a member of the AFGE, American Federation of Government Employees. Duel enjoyed fishing, gardening and watching baseball.
Survivors include: one son, Eugene (Debra) Phelps of Elkhart, IN; two daughters, Donetta (Ted) Cullison of Linton and Betrice (Floyd) Lents of Shoals, IN; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and 26 great great-grandchildren.
Duel was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Lula and one son, Billy Ray.
The family has requested memorial contributions to be made to the 12th Street Church of God. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Service will be at 1 p.m.. Friday with Rev. Bill Oricks and Rev. Bob Phelps officiating. Calling will be Friday, from 11 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home.
Interment will follow the service at the Marco Cemetery with full military honors.
The family has entrusted Anderson-Poindexter with these arrangements.
Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonpoindexter.com