Duane is Bowling Green native and graduated from Warren East High School in 1975. He retired from Kroger in 2012 and has been employed part-time with J.C. Kirby & Son Funeral Chapels and Crematory since 2013. Duane is married to the former Terrie Donoho and they have two children: Alan and Alex and one grandchild: Iyla. In his spare time Duane enjoys restoring old cars and gas pumps and spending time with his granddaughter. He is a deacon at West End Church of Christ.