Charles “Raymond” Duckett, age 87, of Sweetwater, passed away on Friday, Nov. 19, 2021, at U.T. Medical Center in Knoxville.

He was a member of Glenlock Baptist Church in Sweetwater for many years, and a veteran of the U.S. Army. A great provider, he was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather.

He and his wife just celebrated their 67th wedding anniversary on Nov. 5, 2021.

Survivors include: his wife of 67 years,

Wanda Duckett;

Sons and daughter-in-law, Danny and Ann Duckett, Dale Duckett, all of Sweetwater;

Daughter and son-in-law, Penny and Dale Hall, of Glen Burnie, Maryland;

Grandchildren and spouses, Jessica and Bill Rollow, of Lenoir City, and Felicia and Andrew Garry;

Great-granddaughter, Regan Jo Garry, all of Crofton, Maryland;

Sister, Beatrice Pitcock, of Sweetwater;

Many nieces, nephews, and family members.

The family received friends on Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021, from 12 p.m. until 1 p.m. at Sweetwater Memory Chapel. The funeral service followed at 1 p.m. in the Memory Chapel with Dr. Gerald Atkins officiating. Interment was in the Sweetwater Memorial Park with full military honors, provided by members of the Sweetwater Gold Star Post 5156, Monroe County D.A.V. Post 106, and the American Legions Post 93.

Sweetwater Memory Chapel in charge of arrangements. www.kykerfuneralhomes.com

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