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Russell Duckett, 75, Logansport, passed away at 1:30 a.m. Saturday, April 22, 2017, in Chase Center. Born May 18, 1941, in LaPorte, he was the son of the late Truman and Marie (Ballinger) Duckett. On Aug. 18, 1973, in Carroll County, he was married to Carolyn (Dingman) Duckett, who survives.
Russell had worked as a roofer for many years. He was a loyal Cubs fan. Russell loved the river and the peacefulness of fishing and camping alongside it.
Surviving with his wife of 43 years are his children, Rusty Duckett and Tina Duckett, Logansport, Sherry (Matt) Hall, Lucerne, and Richard (Wendy) Duckett and Gary (Debbie) Duckett, Walkerton; 11 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and one cousin, Richard (Phyllis) Ballinger, Logansport.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Teresa Duckett; one son, Terry Duckett; and one brother, Gerald Duckett.
Visitation hours will be at the Fisher Funeral Chapel from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 25. A funeral service celebrating Russell's life will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 26 in the chapel. Interment will be private.
You may share memories in his guestbook and view his video tribute at www.fisherfuneralchapel.com.
Published on April 23, 2017
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