BRASELTON - William Fred "Billy" Duck, 56, passed away Thursday, August 16, 2012.
He was born in Gainesville, the son of the late Howard Lester Duck and Juanita Rooks Duck of Braselton. He was the owner of Ducks Poultry Service and a cattle producer. Mr. Duck was an active member of the Jackson County Farm Bureau, and a member of Blackshear Place Baptist Church in Oakwood.
Survivors in addition to his mother include his wife, Anita Jean Lunsford Duck, Braselton; two sons, Chad Howard Duck and William Blake Duck, both of Braselton; brothers and sisters-in-law, Howard Michael and Brenda Duck, Dahlonega, and Gary Lester and LaJuana Duck, Braselton; sisters and brothers-in-law, Jan and Bob Waldorf, Braselton, and Beth and Bruce Thaxton, Bishop.
Funeral services were held Sunday, August 19, at Blackshear Place Baptist Church in Oakwood with Jeff Crook officiating. Interment was at Zion Baptist Church Cemetery in Braselton. Ben Thaxton, Taylor Thaxton, Cal Waldorf, Randall Duck, Ryan Waldorf, Brad Duck, Tommy Blackstock, and Curtis Harper were honored as pallbearers.
Memorials may be made to Children's Health Care of Atlanta, Children's Foundation, 1687 Tullie Circle, NE, Atlanta, GA 30329
Evans Funeral Home Inc., Jefferson, was in charge of arrangements.
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