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Duane William Courtney
Duane William Courtney

Duane William Courtney

March 5, 1953 - April 30, 2021

Duane Courtney, age 68, passed away on April 30, 2021. Born on March 5, 1953 in Cincinnati, he was the son of the late Charles and Cloda Courtney.  

Along with his parents, he was also preceded in death by his wife Cheryl Courtney; his father-in-law Charles Long; brother-in-law Charles Long, Jr. 

He is survived by his loving partner Robin Payne and her son Jeff; by his children David (Holly) Courtney, Christen (Jeremiah) Courtney, Chad (Erin) Courtney and Andrea (William) Courtney; son-in-law of Teddy Long and Sandra Dortch; brother-in-law of Raye Jean (Ronnie) Reece; brother of Darrell (Janey) Courtney and Dennis (Renee) Courtney; cousin Donnie "Lum" Edwards; 15 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren with the 7th on the way; numerous cousins, nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and friends. 

A 1971 graduate of Reading High School, Duane spent many years as a youth basketball coach in the Valley Youth Organization and Reading High School. He participated competitively in softball, basketball and later developed a love for golf. He was an avid Bengals, Reds and Bearcats fan. For the past 20 years he resided in Columbus where he frequented the Candlestick and NAUS Club and formed many great friendships and golfing buddies. 

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM at Spring Grove Funeral Homes Reading, 8633 Reading Road, Reading 45215.  Funeral service will be on Thursday, May 6 at 11:00 AM at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Valley Youth Organization or the Reading High School Athletic Boosters. 

Service Location Date Time Stream Link Directions
Visitation Spring Grove Funeral Homes - Reading May 5, 2021 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Directions
Funeral Service Spring Grove Funeral Homes - Reading May 6, 2021 11:00 am Directions

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