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David Joe Duncan

David Joe Duncan was born on June 27, 1949, in Scotia, California, to W.H. “Bill” Duncan and Bonnie Evelyn Terrill. He passed away on November 4, 2023, at Mountain View Healthcare, Mountain View, Missouri, at the age of 74.

David joined the United States Army in March of 1970 and served on active duty and then onto the Ready Reserves till March of 1976. He lived most of his life in Summersville, Missouri, where he logged with his father and brothers for several years. Later, he ventured out into trucking, and soon that became a way of life for “Ole Gray Fox.”

He is preceded in death by his father, Bill Duncan; his mother, Bonnie Duncan; sister, Kathy Smith; and brother-in-law, Duane Smith.

David is survived by his daughters, Becky Pitts and husband, Jim, Jolene Smith and husband, Michael, and Davi Duncan; son, Dalton Duncan and wife, Frannie; brothers, Billy Duncan and wife, Carolyn, and Tom Duncan and wife, Brenda; ten grandchildren, Kayleigh Drake, Ryanne Sowell and husband, Ian, Shelby Pitts, Dakota Sharp and wife, Kayla, Cole Smith, Hannah Smotherman and husband, Austin, Ethan Smith, Skylea Boyle, Weslee Boyle, and Uriah Duncan; seven great-grandchildren, Jace Drake, Elias Sowell, Lukis Sowell, Maisyn Smotherman, Graham Smotherman, Abram Smith, and Wesson Smith; as well as a very dear friend of many years, Patricia Satterfield; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, November 6, 2023, at Mt. Zion Cemetery, Winona, Missouri, with Pastor Jeff Brake officiating, under the direction of Yarber Mortuary, Winona. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Condolences may be expressed at