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Karen Renae (Eckard) Duncan

October 22, 1967 ~ November 3, 2020 (age 53)


Karen Renae Eckard Duncan, 53, of Nebo, KY passed away on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 at Baptist Health in Madisonville.

She was born in Madisonville, KY on October 22, 1967 to the late Louis and Eleeta Eckard. 

Mrs. Duncan was a member of Christian Assembly in Madisonville, KY, and had worked as a manager at Ponderosa and McDonalds and had also worked as a cafeteria worker at Jesse Stuart Elementary School. She spent her entire life serving and helping others.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Ricky Eckard.

Mrs. Duncan is survived by her husband, David Duncan, of Nebo, KY; mother in law, Charlotte Duncan of Madisonville, KY; two children,  Nicky Messinger and her husband, Josh, of Madisonville, KY and Eric Heltsley of Princeton, IN; one step daughter, Tiffany Duncan of Dawson Springs, KY; one sister, Ann Eckard of Madisonville, KY; seven grandchildren; and two nieces.

Funeral services will be private with Pastor Roy Ellis officiating and burial to follow at West Lawn Cemetery in Hanson.

At Karen’s request, memorial contributions are to be made to the Christian Food Bank of Hopkins County.

Reid-Walters Funeral Home in Earlington, KY is in charge of the arrangements.

Online condolences can be made at www.reidwaltersfh.com.

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Private Service


Christian Food Bank of Hopkins County
241 W. Center St., Madisonville KY 42431
Tel: 1-270-825-8296

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