Richard A. Duncan

Richard A. Duncan, passed away on March 5, 2023, at the age of 82, and is now at peace after suffering from a battle with cancer and pulmonary fibrosis.
Survived by his wife Tommie, of 62 years; a daughter, a son, six grandchildren and eight great grandchildren; “Dickey” was born on February 11th, 1941, in Roanoke, Virginia, and was one of five children born to Clifton Duncan and Sally Cress.
Richard, a Vietnam veteran, was awarded the Airman’s Metal for distinguished heroism, while stationed at Nakhom Phanom Royal Thai Air Force Base, on July 25 1966. In addition, Richard earned the Meritorious Service Medal, the Air Force Commendation Metal, along with other awards, during his Air Force firefighting career, while ultimately achieving the rank of Chief Master Sargent.
After retirement from the Air Force, Richard pursued civil service, where he achieved his most treasured career ambition, Fire Chief of the United States Air Force Academy.
Richard asked that a big, Thank You, be conveyed, for all of the support and friendships he cherished throughout his lifetime.

Most Popular

Maitland Jazz and Blues Festival this weekend

Multiple performing artists including legendary guitarist Pat Travers will headline a popular jazz festival in its return to Maitland this weekend.

Orlando women who prepared 3,600 fake tax returns, grossed $1.4 million sentenced to prison

Two Orlando women who filed over 3,600 fraudulent tax returns and made over $1,000,000 in tax preparation fees have been sentenced to spend multiple years behind bars.

Garbage truck catches fire in Longwood

Firefighting crews were called to a Longwood community after a garbage truck caught fire.

Burn ban in effect for Orange, Seminole, Osceola counties

Officials have issued burn bans across Seminole and Osceola counties in wake of the current state of the drought index.

VIDEO: Car hits cyclist, runs red light in Orlando hit-and-run

Law enforcement authorities are trying to identify the vehicle and driver that ran a red light and clipped a cyclist in a hit-and-run that in Orlando on Sunday evening.

Traffic homicide investigation closes John Young Parkway for hours

A traffic homicide investigation temporarily shut down John Young Parkway for several hours on Wednesday morning.
clear sky
61.4 ° F
64.5 °
58 °
91 %
0 %
86 °
92 °
91 °
91 °
82 °