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Kenyatta (K.D.) Duncan, 48, Columbia, KY (1974-2023)

Kenyatta "K.D." Duncan of Columbia died on Monday, February 27, 2023 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset. He was 48 years old.

The funeral service will be held at NoonCT on Thursday, March 2, 2023, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery.

Visitation is requested after 10amCT on Thursday.

He was born December 17, 1974 in Burkesville, Kentucky. He was preceded in death by his father, Phillip Owen Carey and his step-father, Jim Henry Smith.

Kenyatta was a member of Mt. Vernon Baptist church, a graduate of Adair County High School where he excelled in all sports, was an accomplished welder and an excellent cook, most recently working at OK Country Cooking.

Survivors include:
  • His mother - Irene Duncan of Columbia
  • His wife - Jenny Duncan of Liberty
  • Four children - Avery Duncan (Tabitha) of Liberty, Noah Duncan of Liberty, Darby Duncan-Fuqua (Nick) of Smiths Grove, Kaylin Duncan of Columbia
  • One brother - James D. Smith of Columbia
  • Two grandchildren - Owen Isaiah and Nicholas Fuqua and expecting his third grandchild
  • Two life-long friends who were like brothers - Ed Colon and Clint Maggard
  • Several uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends
Casket Bearers: Clint Maggard, Ed Colon, Davey Green, Jason Green, Aiden Smith, Cameron Thomas, Logan Thomas, Doug Dudley

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

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K.D. Duncan, 48, Columbia, KY (1974-2023)

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