Duane Yancy, 48, of Jacksonville died March 16, 2014, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.
Funeral will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 23 at Saunders Funeral Home.
He was a member of Sickle Cell Disease Association, Eastern Carolina Chapter.
Survivors include his wife, Serita Yancy of the home; daughter, Latoya Jackson of Maryland; sons, Maurice Thomas of Dell City, Va., Cyrell Thomas, Dorian Yancy, both of Jacksonville; and mother, Betty Young of Alexander, Va.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be left at saundersfh.com.
Saunders Funeral Home Inc
210 Bell Fork Rd Jacksonville, NC 28540
Published in Jacksonville Daily News from Mar. 18 to Mar. 19, 2014