John H. Duncan Jr., 82, of Rancho Mirage, Calif. on August 14, 2013 "Slipped the surly bonds of earth…up the long, delirious burning blue…where never lark, nor even eagle flew…" from the poem High Flight by John Magee. John H. Duncan was born January 29, 1931 to John H. Duncan Sr. and Juanita M. Duncan of Anderson, South Carolina. He is survived by his wife of 58 years Janet B. Duncan, and three sons Kevin, John E, Timothy, and granddaughters Tiffany, and Kristina. John served as an Air force Command Pilot during both The Korean, and Vietnam Conflicts. He was a graduate of The University of Massachusetts School of Business, CEO of Eastman Inc., Buffums Department stores, and retired as principle of The Better Business Practices Consulting Firm. He was a most active golfer, fame fisherman, and international traveler. The high light of his life were his family and friends, with the exception of landing in Hong Kong with his mother, Juanita, sitting with him on the flight deck. Funeral services will be held at Memorial Garden Memorial Park, 455 West Central Ave, Brea, Calif. August 20, 2013 at 2PM.
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Published in The Desert Sun on Aug. 20, 2013