Warren Bird Duckett Sr., former chief of the Maryland State Roads Commission's Bureau of Construction Inspection, died yesterday of respiratory arrest at the Ginger Cove Health Care Center in Annapolis after a brief illness. He was 86.
Services for Mr. Duckett will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Taylor Funeral Chapel, 147 Gloucester St., Annapolis.
Born in Baltimore, Mr. Duckett moved to Anne Arundel County as a child and eventually settled in Annapolis.
After attending St. John's Military Academy, he joined the State Roads Commission in 1924. He retired in 1971 after 47 years of service.
He was a member of St. Anne's Episcopal Church in Annapolis and a life member of the Annapolis Yacht Club and Southern Maryland Society.