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James Willard Duckett

James Willard Duckett

Oct 3, 1939 - Dec 6, 2021

James Willard Duckett - Obituary


ames W. “Jimmy” Duckett, 82, and a lifelong resident of Anne Arundel County, passed away at his home in Davidsonville, MD on December 6, 2021. Born in Annapolis on October 3, 1939 to Frank S. and Edith M. (Ward) Duckett, Jimmy was a licensed electrician for more than 60 years. He also retired after 20 years of service with the Anne Arundel County Fire Department and was a life member and past Chief of the Woodland Beach Volunteer Fire Department. Jimmy loved to rebuild and restore old Chevrolets of the 1950’s era, he also enjoyed spending time with his family, gardening, traveling and eating crabs. Jimmy is survived by his wife of 62 years, Jean Duckett; his children, Dawn (Mac) Connell of Edgewater and James (Terri) Duckett, Jr. of Shady Side; his sister, Alice Lyons of Florida; grandchildren Joseph Connell, Andrea Worley, Jessica Abell, Matthew Costa, Jacob Costa and Nicholas Hoffmann; and two great grandchildren. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters and a grandson, Marcus Foster. Relatives and friends may call on Tuesday, December 14 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at Kalas Funeral Home and Crematory, 2973 Solomons Island Road, Edgewater, where a funeral service will be held on Wednesday, December 15 at 10 AM. Burial will follow in Lakemont Memorial Gardens, Davidsonville. In lieu of flowers, Memorials in Jimmy’s name may be made to the Woodland Beach Volunteer Fire Department, 529 Londontown Road, Edgewater, MD 21037.