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Gerald R. "Gerry" Duncan

May 10, 1937 ~ October 16, 2021 (age 84)

Obituary

Gerald Duncan, 84, of Green passed away October 16, 2021, after a short illness.  He was born May 10,1937 in Akron, Ohio to the late Clarence and Helen (Reed) Duncan.  Gerry worked at General Tire for 25 years until it’s closing, then Acme Click Warehouse until his retirement.

Gerry loved the outdoors, mowing and working in his yard.  He was a member of the New Philadelphia Kennel Club, he loved raising and running his many Beagles.  But his very favorite pastime, was attending and showing his vintage cars at several car shows each year, with his brother-in-law Joe, where he took home many trophies and prizes. His most prized possession was his 57 Chevy.  

Besides his parents, Gerry was preceded in death by his wife of almost 54 years, Cheryl (Walker) Duncan; sisters, Donna (Robert) Stauffer and Virginia (Robert) Schrock.  He is survived by his son, David (Doris) Duncan; grandchildren, Daren (Jillian), Dayna and Debra (Kayla); great grandchildren, Gabriella, Zephaniah, Areli and Lillian; sister, Jo Ann (Joseph) Gleisinger; as well as many nieces, nephews and friends.

Memorial service will be held at 7 P.M. on Wednesday, October 20, 2021, at Schermesser Funeral Home, 600 E. Turkeyfoot Lake Road, Akron, Ohio 44319 with Rev. Daren Duncan officiating.  Family and friends may call on Wednesday from 5 P.M. until the time of the service at the funeral home.  Memorial contributions can be made in Gerry’s name to Mercy Hospice, 4369 Whipple Ave NW, Canton, Ohio 44718.  To leave a special message online for the family, visit our website at www.schermesserfh.com.

 

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Memorial Contributions:
Mercy Hospice
4369 Whipple Ave NW   
Canton, Ohio 44718

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Services

Gathering of Family and Friends
Wednesday
October 20, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Schermesser Funeral Home
600 E. Turkeyfoot Lake Road
Akron, OH 44319

Memorial Service
Wednesday
October 20, 2021

7:00 PM
Schermesser Funeral Home
600 E. Turkeyfoot Lake Road
Akron, OH 44319

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