Funeral services for John Erman Duty, 80, were held June 20 at Everidge Funeral Home in Whitesburg. Burial was in Joe Hall Cemetery at Dry Creek.
A son of the late John Cleveland and Nola Curry Duty, he died June 17 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital.
He was the widower of Maggie Cook Duty, and was also preceded in death by a grandson, Robbie.
Duty was a veteran of the Korean War, and was a fan of bluegrass music.
Surviving are two sons, Randy Duty and wife Judy of Columbus, Oh., and Garry Duty of Whitesburg; a daughter, Faye Tyler and husband David of Whitesburg; two brothers, Sheldon Duty of Columbus, Oh.; and Aruther Duty of Galipolis, Oh.; a sister, Vera L. Vance of Gahana, Oh.; three grandchildren, Nikkie, Tonya and Theresa; and five greatgrandchildren.