Duane J. Cart

Duane J. Cart, 80, of Fort Wayne and formerly of Markle, passed away at 2:50 p.m. Saturday, July 1, 2017 at Coventry Meadows in Fort Wayne.

Duane was a 1954 graduate of West Rock Creek High School and was a 1958 graduate of Indiana Tech in Fort Wayne and also IPFW with a degree in engineering. Duane worked at Magnavox in the engineering department in Fort Wayne for many years. He was a long time member of the Buckeye Christian Church and had attended The Chapel in Fort Wayne. He taught Sunday school for many years.

Duane was born Dec. 19, 1936, in Fort Wayne, the son of Joe and Irene Corwin Cart.

He was united in marriage to Clara Woodward on June 29, 1968, at the Markle Church of Christ. His wife survives.

Additional survivors include a son, Kevin Cart of Fort Wayne; a daughter, Kim (Andrew) Innes of Anderson; a brother, Stuart Cart of Dayton, Ohio; and four grandchildren, Gabrielle Cart and Anastascia Cart, both of Fort Wayne, and Liam Innes and Jude Innes, both of Anderson.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Joe and Irene Cart; and a brother, Dickie Cart.

Visitation will be held Thursday, July 6, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Myers Funeral Home Markle Chapel, 415 N. Lee St., Markle. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 6, following visitation at the Myers Funeral Home Markle Chapel. Interment will be at the Markle Cemetery.

Memorials can be made out to Markle Food Bank or to Hodgkins Lymphoma Society both in care of Myers Funeral Home, P.O. Box 403, Markle, IN 46770

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