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Ronald "Ronnie" Harlan Duncan

May 16, 1961 — September 2, 2021

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville announces the death and funeral services for Mr. Ronald "Ronnie" Harlan Duncan, age 60, native and lifelong resident of Blairsville, Georgia, who passed away on Thursday, September 2nd, 2021 in Union General Hospital in Blairsville.

Ronnie was a member of Confidence United Methodist Church and he had a deep faith in Jesus. He never met a stranger, and he loved people, especially his family and his grandsons. He enjoyed the farming life, raising cattle and sheep. Ronnie had been preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Harlan and Ruth Duncan; his maternal grandparents, Willard and Annamae Nichols; and an uncle, Jack Duncan.

Ronnie was dearly loved and will be missed by all who knew him, especially his family members: his wife of 25 years, Brenda Knox Duncan, of Blairsville; parents, Tommy and Connie Duncan, of Blairsville; son, Justin Harlan Duncan (Lauren) of Blairsville; son, Dakota Knox; two grandchildren: Harlan Duncan and Jackson Duncan; many other relatives and friends also survive.

Visitation at the funeral home will be held on Saturday, September 4th, 2021, between the hours of 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

Funeral services are scheduled for Sunday, September 5th, 2021, at 3:00 p.m., in the Chapel of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville. The following gentlemen have been requested to serve as pallbearers: Dakota Knox, Shawn Dyer, Josh Holbrooks, Jordan Justice, Trent Kerr, and Michael Baxter. The following gentlemen are requested to serve as honorary escort to the family: Larry Brackett, Danny Knox, Tim Gibby, Mark Burrell, and Merle Sweeten. Burial will be in Union Memory Gardens Cemetery in Blairsville.

Flowers are being accepted, but if you prefer, memorial contributions may be made to The Gideons International.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville. Please share your condolences and sign the online guest registry at
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Service Schedule

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Saturday, September 4, 2021

6:00 - 9:00 pm

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Funeral Service

Sunday, September 5, 2021

Starts at 3:00 pm

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