Pulliam Funeral Chapel - Oblong


GRAVE SIDE SERVICE: 11:00 a.m. Saturday December 21, 2002, Oblong Cemetery - Oblong, IL.

MEMORIAL SERVICE: 2:00 p.m. Saturday at Hunt City Christian Church

MEMORIALS: Hunt City Christian Church – envelops at the Grave Side Memorial Service or may be mailed to the funeral home

MILITARY RITES: Grave Side Military Rites will be conducted by Oblong American Legion Post # 219

John L. Duffy, 83 Hunt City, Illinois area died Tuesday December 17, 2002 at Newton Rest Haven Care Center in Newton, IL. John was born January 22, 1919 in Highland Park, IL. and was the son of George Franklin Duffy and Mabel Victoria Hanson. On February 1, 1956, he married Cleda B. Biggs who preceded him in death on April 29, 2002. John was an U.S. Army veteran of World War II and member of the Hunt City Christian Church. He trained thoroughbred horses and was a member of the Horseman's Benevolent Association. His hobbies included reading, driving, horses and anything to do with railroading.

John is survived by two daughters and a son-in-law Carol & David Ferguson and Diana Haddox; 6 grandchildren Ceretta & Jarrett Weber, John & Kim Ferguson, Joanna & Greg McCoy, Debra & Karl Wheeler, Jamie Haddox and James Haddox; and 11 great grandchildren.

John is preceded in death by his parents, wife, one sister (Pauline Duffy) and a son-in-law (James Haddox)


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