Jimmy Duncan died Dec. 28, 2018, at age 69 in Daytona Beach, Fla.

Jimmy was born July 7, 1949 to James and Elisabeth Duncan in Carmel, Calif. He grew up in King City but spent a lot of time in the Monterey Peninsula.

He attended King City High School, Hartnell College and Grossmont College in San Diego. After graduating high school, he joined the Army, was selected for Special Force training, graduated as a Green Beret and spent two years in Vietnam.

He was awarded the Silver Star, the third highest metal a US Citizen can receive, for his bravery and heroic actions during his service in Vietnam.

Jimmy loved birds, the outdoors, hiking Big Sur and the Indians in Central California. He held several positions at the Department of Agriculture and Health in Salinas, Monterey, Fullerton and Blythe, prior to relocating to Port St. Lucie, Fla., where Jimmy worked for the Department of Health. He retired in 2016.

Jimmy was preceded in death by his father, James Clyde Duncan.

Jimmy is survived by his mother, Elisabeth Duncan Hemmingway of San Juan Bautista, Calif.; brother, Steven Duncan of Guadalajara, Mexico; and sister, Paula Duncan of Seaside, Calif.

Jimmy’s ashes will be spread throughout Big Sur, Calif., one of Jimmy’s favorite getaways.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Prostate Cancer Research Institute: 300 Corporate Pointe, Suite 383, Culver City, CA 90230; [email protected]

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