Omar Theodore Duncan

July 10, 1951 — May 6, 2019

Omar Theodore Duncan


Omar T. Duncan I, was born on Tuesday, the 10th day of

July, in 1951 to Earthol Duncan Sr. and Marie Francis Duncan, in Des Moines, IA. Born into a large loving family, Omar was the 11th of 14  children. His   brothers: Earthol Jr, James, Malvin, Clyde, Johnathan (Johnny), Ricardo (Ricky) and sisters: Sequoia, Chiquita (Kitchie), Quintheta (Cookie), Marcelline, Synthia, Lolita and Rosita (Rosie) all loved him dearly.

Omar was educated in the Des Moines Public School system. He attended Nash Elementary, Irving Middle School and graduated from North High School in 1969.

Omar proudly served his country and was enlisted in the United States Air Force, from which he retired. He also worked many years in the commercial print      industry.

Omar’s spiritual journey began at the old Shiloh Baptist Church. Over the years, Omar attended many other churches, but he recently returned to Faith Baptist Church (Shiloh).

Omar and Andrea met on September 8, 2016.  They were joined in marriage on May 19, 2017 at Faith Missionary Baptist Church.

Omar had many hobbies and talents.  He loved spending time with his family and was the family historian. He enjoyed working in his yard as well.  Omar was also an avid sports fan, especially track and field.  The Minnesota Vikings and the L.A. Lakers were his two favorite sports teams. One of Omar’s favorite television shows was The Young and the Restless. He also enjoyed taking photos of family and friends where ever he went.  

 

Omar was always the life of the party and loved to make people laugh. He was a generous and kind soul who was always helping others out. Omar enjoyed      traveling with his wife, along with spending time with all his children &      grandchildren. One of his favorite songs to sing was “When I see Jesus”.

On May 6th 2019 Omar journeyed to heaven to be with the Lord. He was greeted on the other side by his parents, Earthol Sr. and Marie Duncan; his brother,   Johnny; his sister, Marcelline; niece, Toni (Maxwell) and a host of other relatives.

Left to cherish Omar’s memory is his spouse, Andrea Duncan; children; Omar II, Jonathan, Kameesha, La Tonya Duncan, Iesha, and Jonetha; brothers; Earthol Jr, James, Malvin, Clyde, and Ricardo; sisters; Sequoia, Chiquita, Quintheta, Synthia, Lolita, and Rosita (Warren); grandchildren; Giovanni, Omar III, Ja’Nya,       Shavonna, Camia, Kyrie, Micha and Kingston.  Omar was also looked upon as a father & grandfather figure to many during his lifetime. Also left to cherish his memory are a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

 

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Omar Theodore Duncan, please visit our flower store.

Past Services

Memorial Service

Saturday, May 18, 2019

Starts at 1:00pm

Henderson's Highland Park Funeral Home

3500 6th Ave, Des Moines, IA 50313

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree