Duane DeRoy Duffield, 83, of Findlay, died at 2:05 p.m. on Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at the Bridge Hospice Care Center.
Duane was born on January 11, 1935 in Findlay, to the late Cloyce DeRoy and Mildred L. (Applegate) Duffield. He married E. Jean Robinson on August 10, 1953 and she preceded him in death on March 15, 2006.
Surviving are two daughters, Brooke (Kristopher) Kathrens of Slidell, Louisiana, Brenda (Fred II) Rambo of Findlay, six grandchildren, Heather (Shaun) Snyder, Brendan Kathrens, Kyla Kathrens, Noah Rambo, Jack Rambo, and Ross Rambo, and three great grandchildren, Jaylen Snyder, Riley Snyder, and Makenzie Snyder, and a sister, Diana (Jerry D.) Sprouse of Findlay. Duane was preceded in death by two grandchildren, Grant Rambo and Lauren Rambo, a brother, Jack Duffield and two sisters, Connie Bastine and Beverly Beard.
Duane served in the Naval Reserve from 1952-1955 then transferred to the U.S. Air Force where he served from 1955-1958. He retired from Cooper Tire and Rubber Company where he was employed as Project Manager of Systems Development.
A private graveside service will be held at Maple Grove Cemetery at a future date. KIRKPATRICK-BEHNKE FUNERAL HOME is assisting the family with arrangements.
Memorials may be made to Flag City Honor Flight, P.O. Box 885, Findlay, Ohio 45839.
Online condolences may sent via www.kirkpatrickbehnke.com.