Mr. Charles Duffey — 1929-2019

Published 4:32 pm Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Mr. Charles Duffey, 89, of Valley, passed away on Monday, June 3, 2019, at the EAMC-Lanier Nursing Home in Valley.  He was born on Dec. 26, 1929, in Shawmut.

Mr. Duffey is survived by his wife of 68 years, Betty Carol Duffey; his four children, Greg (Kathy) Duffey, Angie (Kirby) Hamby, Tina (Tommy) Hamby, and Chris (Angie) Duffey; his five grandchildren, Landra (Corey) Cooper, Zach (Katrina) Duffey, Jacob Moore, Miles (Christy) Duffey, Landon (Kayla) Duffey; his five great grandchildren, Kenadie Cooper, Piper Duffey, Keeley Moore, Huntleigh Duffey, and Holland Duffey; his sister, Peggy (William) Gaylor; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James C. Duffey and Annie Mae Gresham Duffey; his brother, W. L. Duffey.

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Mr. Duffey was an active member of the First Baptist Church of Shawmut where he was a deacon.  He was an Eagle Scout and spent 10 years serving in the Alabama National Guard, Dixie Division.  He was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at 4 p.m. (ET) at the First Baptist Church of Shawmut.  Interment will follow in Johnson Memorial Gardens.  The Reverend Chuck Anderson will officiate.  The family will receive friends Wednesday afternoon from 3 p.m. (EST) until the service hour at the church.  Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to Chattahoochee Hospice or to the First Baptist Church of Shawmut in his memory.

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Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home of Valley directing.