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Elgin "Trae" Duley

January 2, 1976 ~ December 6, 2021 (age 45)


Elgin “Trae” Duley III

(January 2, 1976 - December 6, 2021)

Elgin “Trae” Duley, 45, passed away Monday, December 6, 2021.

He was born on January 2, 1976 in Mobile, Alabama to Elgin Arthur Duley II and Myra Duley. 

Trae worked as City Planning Administrator for the City of Crestview and Assistant Chief with the Almarante Fire Department.

He loved his motorcycle and being on his bike, going on road trips and being outside. He had a passion for flying his drones. Trae loved working with his hands and fixing anything that was broke.

He leaves behind his fiancé of nine years, Rhonda Smith; son, Tyler Duley; daughter, Cheyanna Smith. His brother, Jacob Duley; sister, Rebecca Saucier; several Aunts and Uncles, extended family, and many many friends.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m Monday, December 20, 2021 at the Crestview Community Center in Crestview, Florida.  Visitation will follow.



Arrangements are entrusted to Whitehurst Powell Funeral Home in Crestview.  Guest book and condolences are available online at

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Funeral Service
December 20, 2021

2:00 PM
Crestview Community Center
1446 Commerce Dr.
Crestview, FL 32539

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