Kenneth Earle Duckworth, 74, of Fales Road, passed away peacefully after a one and a half year illness at Rhode Island Hospital on September 15, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Jacquelyn (Santos) Duckworth.
Born in Fall River, MA, he was the son of the late Earle and Ruth (Fisk) Duckworth. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children Kimberly Kirby and her husband John of Bristol and William Duckworth also of Bristol. He was the grandfather of Nicholas Kirby, Christopher Kirby and Rhiannon Kirby whom he loved beyond measure and was his greatest joy of which he was most proud.
Ken was a graduate of B.M.C. Durfee High School and served in the US Air Force during the Vietnam War. He was the Office Manager for Central Glass Company for 20 years and was employed by Globe Manufacturing prior to that.
His funeral services will be private.