OBITUARY: Charles Martin ‘Corky’ Duncan


Charles Martin “Corky” Duncan, age 90, passed away at his home in Mt. Pleasant, on Friday, March 3, 2023.

He was born on September 15, 1932, to the late Clarence D. Duncan and Oma McClain Duncan.

As a young man, Charles served for three years in the National Guard, then four years of active duty in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict, and two years in the U.S. Navy Reserve.

After dedicating numerous years as a Master Mechanic, Charles retired from Occidental Chemical Company and began farming full-time. He enjoyed being out in nature, tending to his beef cattle.

He will be deeply missed by all the lives that he’s touched.

Those left to cherish his memory are his loving wife, Sandra Collier Duncan; daughter: Kimberly Duncan (Russ) Davis of Lebanon, TN; son: Charles Gregory (Sherry Graham) Duncan of Mt. Pleasant, TN; granddaughters: Sheridan Davis (Jake) Whicker of Lebanon, TN, Rose Davis (Kelly) Saine of Steamboat Springs, CO; three great-grandchildren: Elizabeth, Annabelle, and Samuel Whicker.

The family will be receiving friends and visitors on Saturday, March 11, 2023, from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM at Williams Funeral Home in Mt. Pleasant.

In lieu of flowers, please consider memorial contributions in honor of Mr. Charles to McClain Cemetery, c/o Lori Waugh, 1434 Spainwood Drive, Columbia, TN 38401.

The care of Mr. Charles Martin Duncan and his family has been entrusted to the staff of Williams Funeral Home. To share words of comfort and condolences, please visit


For more obituaries visit


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here