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Obituaries > DUNCAN, EDWARD E.

Edward Eugene “Toby” Duncan, 84, Kansas City, MO, passed away April 24, 2009 at the VA Medical Center. Graveside services will be 1 p.m., Wednesday, April 29, 2009 at Mose-Clark Cemetery, NE of Climax Springs, MO. Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 p.m., Tuesday, at Carson Speaks Chapel, 1501 W. Lexington, Independence, MO. Memorial contributions may be made to the Mose-Clark Cemetery. Toby was born May 25, 1924 in Independence, MO, the son of James Edward and Verdie (Conrow) Duncan. He was a U.S. Marine Corps Veteran of WWII, serving in the Pacific Theater with the Marine Raiders. Toby was employed with Childers Studio as a Photographer, a Deputy Sheriff with Jackson County, and retired from Brinks Security as a Messenger for 30 years. He was a past member of the American Legion and the VFW. Toby enjoyed the outdoors; he loved gardening, fishing, hunting, baking, spending time at Lake of the Ozarks, and his cat Lilly. He especially loved spending time with his family. He was preceded in death by his wife Martha Faye (Hunt) Duncan in 2004; sister Vera Lee Boyle and his parents. Survivors include his daughter, Sherry Crane and her husband Ronald of Topeka, KS; and son Edward Duncan, Jr. and his wife Trena of Kansas City. Five grandchildren, Brian and Lindsey Duncan, of Kansas City; Jennifer Johnson of Kansas City, Sarah Spears of New York and Mary Ferino of Topeka; and four great-grandchildren; brother, William Jeffery Duncan of Louisiana; sister Patsy Barnes of Raytown and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements: Carson-Speaks Chapel