Thomas Eugene Duffie, 65, of Marissa, IL; born on June 15, 1954 in Red Bud, IL; passed away on Thursday, April 2, 2020 at his home.
Tom was a coal miner. After retiring from the mine he worked for the Kaskaskia Water District. He was a member of the UMWA. Tom enjoyed fishing, gardening and watching sports. Most of all he loved spending time with his grandkids.
He was preceded in death by his parents – James and Louise, nee Cape, Duffie. His father-in-law – Robert Lehman.
He is survived by his wife – Bobbi, nee Lehman, Duffie whom he married on June 5, 1976 at Friedens United Church of Christ. His children – Sara (Mark) Beer of Mascoutah, IL; Brian (Sherri) Duffie of Independence, MO. His grandchildren – Wyatt Beer; Avery Beer; Luke Beer; Ty Duffie; Grant Duffie. Five brothers – James Duffie of Tilden, IL; Frank (Becky) Duffie of St. Louis, MO; Lee (Renee) Duffie of St. Libory, IL; Steve (Joan) Duffie of Dallas, TX; Kim (Jill) Duffie of Freeburg, IL. His mother-in-law – Ruby Lehman of Marissa, IL. His brother-in-law Jay (Leslie) Lehman of Marissa, IL. He is also survived by nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois or to Friedens United Church of Christ.
Condolences to the family may be expressed online at www.heilschuessler.com
Services: Due to restrictions that are in place during the coronavirus outbreak a private graveside service will be held.
Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL is in charge of arrangements.