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William H. Duty

February 20, 1938 — August 13, 2020

William H. Duty, 82, of West Madison, WV passed away August 13, 2020.

He was born February 20, 1938 and was a son of the late Obid Brady and Dora Alice Hill Duty. He was also preceded in death by Vic Duty of Cumberland, Ohio.

He was a retired coal miner for Southern Appalachian Coal of Central Ohio and a member of UMWA District 17 for 35 years; a Korean War veteran of the US Army; and a member of the Church of Christ. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing, and was a truck and car enthusiast.

He is survived by his wife, Gladys Faye Messer Duty; son, Mike Duty of Madison; daughter, Rebecca (David) Tuttle of Charleston, WV; brothers, Judson Brady Duty and John Harold Duty; sisters, Wanda Lou Ballard and Mary Janice Umburger; grandchildren, Jay and Krystal Dawn Fankhauser and Mika Rae Duty; and great-granddaughter, Leah Fankhauser.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Handley Funeral Home in Danville is assisting the family.
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