Bobby Joe Duncan

KINGS MOUNTAIN - Bobby Joe Duncan, 78, resident of 601 Mica Street, died Jan. 6, 2013, at Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte.

He was born in Rutherford County to the late Manus Amos and Lillian Murry Duncan.

He was also preceded in death by his wife, Helen Foster Duncan, brother, Talmadge Duncan and sister, Peggy Duncan. He was a retired supervisor at Firestone Textiles, Gastonia, NC and a member of the Cleveland County Senior Golfers.

Survivors include his sons, Jeff Duncan, Kings Mountain, Audie Duncan and fiancé Maria, Kings Mountain; brother, Steve Duncan, Kings Mountain; sister, Patsy Thompson, Abilene, Texas; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held 3 p.m. Wednesday at Ollie Harris Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Robert Stinson officiating.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Harris Funeral Home, Kings Mountain.

Interment will be at Mountain Rest Cemetery, Kings Mountain.

A guest register is available at

Arrangements by Harris Funeral Home, Kings Mountain.

Published in Gaston Gazette on Jan. 8, 2013