Phillip "Phil" M. Duncan

October 28, 1953 ~ October 15, 2019 (age 65)


Phillip M. Duncan, age 65, of Evansville, IN, passed on Tuesday, October 15, 2019, at home surrounded by his family.

Phillip was born, in Owensboro, KY, to Morgan and Maxine (Lacefield) Duncan. He attended Western Kentucky University. Phillip was the owner and operator of the Dairy Queen in Clinton, IN, for 30 years.  He always enjoyed giving back to the community.  He served on the Library Board for many years and hosted car shows at the Dairy Queen to benefit local youth in need. In 1991, Phillip led his Dairy Queen to the top sales position in the corporation. He was also awarded the Sam Walton Business Leader Award in 1999, along with his wife, Gail. Phillip was a member of Northwest Church of Christ.

Phillip is survived by his loving wife, Gail (Douglas) Duncan, of 46 years; daughter, Leslie Humphrey (Chris); son, Phillip A. Duncan; grandsons, Cooper Humphrey and Jackson Humphrey; mother, Maxine Duncan; sisters, Phyllis Ashburn (Greg) and Fran Blacklock (Mike); as well as many nieces and nephews.

Phillip is preceded in death by his father, Morgan Duncan.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, October 19, 2019 at Boone Funeral Home East Chapel – A Family Tradition Funeral Home, 5330 Washington Avenue with Curtis Carwile officiating. Burial will be in Render Cemetery in McHenry, KY.

Friends may visit from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m., Friday, October 18, 2019 at BOONE FUNERAL HOME EAST CHAPEL.

Memorial Contributions may be made to: National Kidney Foundation at 911 East 86th Street,

Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46240 or Children’s Miracle Network at 205 West 700 South, Salt Lake City, Utah 84101.  

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October 18, 2019

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Boone Funeral Home
5330 Washington Avenue
Evansville, IN 47715

Funeral Service
October 19, 2019

10:00 AM
Boone Funeral Home
5330 Washington Avenue
Evansville, IN 47715

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