Roosevelt Duckett Sr.

Roosevelt Duckett, Sr.

Roosevelt Duckett, Sr., 79, of Orlando and formerly of Greenville, FL departed this life on Monday, March 18, 2013. Services are 1 p.m. Saturday at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, Greenville; burial with military honors will follow in Bellamy Cemetery. Visitation is Friday 3-7 at TILLMAN OF MONTICELLO 850-997-5553. A native of Little Rock, Arkansas, he was a retired pulp-woodsman. He is survived by his sons, Roosevelt Duckett II, Harvey Duckett, Elder Marshall (Elder Dr. Mary) Duckett, Roosevelt (Eunice) Duckett III, Edward (Frances) Watts and Eddie (Jovanda) Watts; daughters, Rosetta, Linda and Barbara Duckett; brother, Junior Duckett; sisters, Catherine and Burdeen Duckett;and numerous grand, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife, Omega Bellamy Duckett; brothers, Ervin and Thomas; and sisters, Opria Lee and Verise Lee.


Published in Tallahassee Democrat on Mar. 28, 2013