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James Edward Duck

Services for James Edward Duck, age 73 of Mount Vernon, were Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018 at First United Methodist Church in Mount Vernon with Bro. Steve Cotton officiating.

Masonic graveside services were in the Macedonia Cemetery in Pittsburg. Arrangements were under the direction of Nail-Haggard Funeral Home.
James was born on March 23, 1944, in Marshall to Luther and Flora E. Duck, He died on Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, in Tyler.
James worked for Safeway for 17 years, in 1984 he worked at the Mobil station in Daingerfield and was the former owner of Duck’s Automotive in Daingerfield. James graduated from Daingerfield High School in 1962 and was a Baptist. He was a veteran of the U S Air Force. James also was a member of Masonic Lodge #691 in Mount Vernon and was a Master Mason from Dec. 15, 2007, till present. He was also a member of Hella Shrine @ Hella Temple in Garland and was a 32nd degree Scottish Rite. James served as past President of Master Wardens and Secretary Association and past President of North East Texas Shrine Club 6th District.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Sherri Duck, son-in-law Shannon Harvey.
He is survived by his wife Jean Duck of Mount Vernon; sons Kenneth Duck and wife Sheila of Garland, Cory Duck and wife Tiffiny of Flower Mound; daughter Shelly Reed and husband Thomas of Rowlett; stepchildren Angie Harvey of Mount Vernon, Connie Wafford and husband Steve of Mount Vernon, Kristi Blair and husband Murray of Mount Vernon, Brent Beavers of New Braunfels; brother Michael Duck of Lindale; half sisters Barbara Thompson and Marcie Oister; 15 grandchildren and great grandsons.
In lieu of flowers make donations to Masonic Lodge #691, P.O. Box 955, Mount Vernon, Texas 75457.
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