John Duncan, "Unc" was born in Jay, Okla. and passed away in Sacramento, Calif. He grew up in Arbuckle and graduated from Pierce High School in 1957. He attended Yuba College and Sac State University. He loved attending Pierce High School football games and was their statistician for many years. He worked for the State of California Employment Development Dept. as a Tax Administrator for 40 years, retiring in 2000. He loved bluegrass music; he served on the Board of the California Bluegrass Association and was recognized as their official Goodwill Ambassador. "Unc" was also a member of two bluegrass bands. He loved attending Bluegrass festivals all over the country.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Rilla Duncan, and his sisters and brother. He is survived by numerous nieces and nephews and his beloved bluegrass community.
Graveside services will be held Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. in the Arbuckle Cemetery, Arbuckle Calif.