He was an Army veteran.
Survivors are: wife, Sophia; daughters, Shayla Timani and Tivanne; son, Duane Jr.; sister, Valerie Greaux; and brother, Jerold.
The funeral will be held Saturday. Oct. 25 at 3 p.m. in St. Joseph Learning Center in Red Springs. Burial will be in Center Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Red Springs.