Roger Eugene Duckett, 77, died Friday, May 5, 2017, at Providence Anderson Post Acute, Anderson.
Roger was born in Fairmount, Indiana on Sept. 3, 1939, son of the late Floyd Duckett and Wilma (Ervin) Duckett. He married Mary Alice Gerber on Feb. 24, 1992. She preceded him in death. Roger retired from Delco Remy in Anderson in 1995.
As a motorcycle enthusiast, Roger loved attending bike week in Daytona, Florida and rode his 1976 BMW in 48 states. He received an award for riding 100,000 miles in his lifetime. He had previously owned a 1950 Mercury and enjoyed showing it in the James Dean Car Shows.
Roger is survived by two daughters, Tamala "Tammy" (Joseph) Backs, Avon, and Renee (Marcus) Henry, Jonesboro; five grandchildren; Andrea (Backs) Chin, Amanda Backs, Braden, Brent and Bryce Henry; two great-grandchildren, Sydney and Dylan Chin; Sister, Shirley Lamons, Bluffton; and sister-in-law, Carole Duckett, Marion.
Along with his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by daughter, Rhonda Duckett; and brother, Dewayne Duckett.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Armes-Hunt Funeral Home & Cremation Services Fairmount Chapel, 415 S. Main St., Fairmount, Indiana, where there will be a visitation on Tuesday, May 9, 2017, from 4 to 8 p.m. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, at 11 a.m., with burial at a later date at Park Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Grant County Cancer Services.
Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www.armeshuntfuneralhome.com.
Published on May 6, 2017