Born in Banks County, Georgia on July 11, 1926, he was a son of the late Joe & Mamie Savage Brock. Duckett was a United States Army veteran, having served country proudly during WWII. He was a farmer all of his life and a member of Leatherwood Baptist Church. Duckett loved spending time with his family and sharing vegetables from his garden with friends and neighbors.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife of 63 years, Ethelyn Savage Brock, brother & sister-in-law, Alvin “Pete” & Ila Mae Brock, brother, Ezell Brock, as well as 19 other siblings, and was the last surviving member of his immediate family.
Survivors include his daughters and sons-in-law, Janie & Gene Swinehart, Gail & Leon Brock all of Baldwin, GA; grandchildren, Hope & Brandon Adams, Adam & Candace Swinehart all of Baldwin, GA; Brock & Kate Wilson, Drew & Ruth Wilson all of Jefferson, GA; great-grandchildren, David Adams, Emily Adams, Olivia Swinehart, Stella Swinehart, Makenzie Wilson, Wyatt Wilson, Dulaney Wilson, Ridley Wilson, Collins Wilson, Burch Wilson, Boone Wilson, sister-in-law, Imogene Brock of Baldwin, GA; nephews and spouses, Carter & Rebecca Brock, Buford & Dickie Brock all of Baldwin, GA; Leaford & Frances Brock of Ranburn, AL; Roy & Terry Brock of Alto, GA; as well as other nieces & nephews.
Funeral services are scheduled for 3:00 p.m. Saturday, June 15, 2019 from the Hillside Memorial Chapel with Rev. Kenneth McEntire & Rev. Tim House officiating. Interment will follow in the Leatherwood Baptist Church Cemetery. Military Honors will be provided by the United States Army, Grant Reeves VFW Post # 7720, Habersham County American Legion Post # 84, & the Rabun County D.A.V. Chapter #15.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Friday.
An online guest book is available at www.hillsidememorialchapel.com
Arrangements by Hillside Memorial Chapel & Gardens, Clarkesville, Georgia. (706) 754-6256