In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his two brothers: Howard Jr. and David Duty.
He is survived by his wife of forty seven years: Rita Duty; three sons: Donnie Duty, Tim Duty and wife Amanda, Brad Duty and wife Angie and children: Dani Lester, Braylee Addington, Alden Addington, Lorelai Lester; sister: Becky Statzer and husband Dan; two grandchildren: Austin Duty and Jeard Austin; three sisters-in-law: Jo Ann Collins and husband Steve, Evelyn Hubbard and husband Bill, Linda Duty; brother-in-law: Bill Hughes and Rena; several nieces and nephews and his friends Wayne and Keith Beavers.
Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, September 25, 2021 in the Hughes Family Cemetery with Randy Williams officiating. All those wishing to attend should meet at the cemetery by 1:45 p.m.
The obituary can also be found on our website: www.chfunerals.com and expressions of sympathy can be made on our Combs-Hess Funeral Service Facebook page. Combs – Hess Funeral Service, 291 Highway 71 Fincastle Road, Lebanon, VA 24266 (276) 889-4444 is serving the Duty family.