Bernard “Duke” McCord, age 84, was reunited with the love of his life, his wife Carol. He passed peacefully on Saturday, July 7, 2018, after a courageous battle with cancer.\r\n \r\n Duke was born on May 7, 1934 on a small farm in western Pennsylvania to James Henry McCord and Clara Delle (Brookover) McCord. He was the youngest of 9 children. His family later moved to Marietta, Ohio, where he graduated from Lawrence High School in 1952. He entered the United States Air Force in November of 1952 and after training was assigned to the 13th Ammunition Supply Squadron at Anderson AFB, Guam in 1953 in support of the Korean War. He would later serve in Vietnam and assignments to France and Germany.\r\n \r\n Duke met the love of his life, Carol, in 1956 at Hill AFB, Utah. They married on March 9, 1957 in Evanston, Wyoming. Duke, Carol and their 4 sons spent his military career at various assignments in the US and Europe until his retirement in 1973 as a Chief Master Sergeant. He later retired from Kimberly-Clark in 1996.\r\n \r\n Duke resided with his wife, Carol, at their home in Riverdale, UT, where they devoted their lives to loving each other, family, and friends. Duke is survived by his 4 sons: Steve McCord, Robert (Jill) McCord, Ross (Teresa) McCord, and Jeffrey (Nancy) McCord; and his many grandchildren and great- grandchildren.\r\n \r\n A Special Thanks to Hearts for Hospice for the amazing care Duke received during his final days at home, the Huntsman Cancer Institute’s Doctors and staff for their care while Duke was fighting his cancer, and the care and assistance from the staff at Jenkins-Soffe to our family.\r\n \r\n A celebration of Duke’s life will be held for family and friends at a later date.