Obituary: Russell A. Duckworth
Dateline: Piedmont, WV.
Russell A. Duckworth “Rusty” 62 of 51 Jones St in Piedmont, WV died on January 9, 2017 at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, WV. He was born on July 28, 1954 in Oakland, MD. He was the son of the late Russell A. Duckworth Sr. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Dominic and Helena (Donnelly) Racco and his two uncles Michael and James Racco and his niece Patricia Racco and his special buddy Burt Woy.
Rusty was Catholic by faith. He was a graduate of Piedmont High School. He also served in the U. S. Navy. He worked as a laborer out of the WV Labor Union in Morgantown, WV. He loved to be outdoors hunting and fishing.
Rusty is survived by his mother, Ann A. Kesecker and husband John “Jack” Kesecker of Keyser, WV and his sister, Lynn Michael and husband Richard of Rivesville, WV; and his niece Dr. Cody R. Duckworth-Chambers and her husband Andrew of Fairmont, WV. He is also survived by his special cousin, Mickey Racco and fiancée Cindy McGowan of Piedmont and his special friend and helper Kathi Schramm
Rusty wishes were to be cremated. The family will have a private Memorial Service at a later date. The family request that Memorial for Rusty be directed to the American Cancer Society 1050 Industrial Blvd. Cumberland, MD 21502 or to the Mineral County Humane Society Joy Fertig, 831 Cutoff Rd. Keyser, WV. 26726
The Fredlock Funeral Home in Piedmont, WV is assisting the family with arrangements.