Duane O. Neff, 83, of Marissa, IL, passed away on Friday, November 3, 2017 at his residence. He was born on June 14, 1934 in Hannibal, MO, the son of the late Oney and Amelia (Browning) Neff. Duane and Irene Britton were united in marriage on August 6, 1954 in Kahokia, MO. Duane enlisted in the United States Army in 1958. Duane was employed as a tooling engineer at Spartan Light Metals and also worked as a salesman of GH tool and mold in Washington, MO. He was a long time member of the Assemblies of God where he was a Deacon, Treasurer, Sunday School Teacher and a Song Leader.
Duane is survived by his wife Irene of Marissa; two daughters, Janette (Eric) Whitlock of Marissa, IL, and Michelle (Dan) Kuelker of Imperial, MO; one son, Duane E. (Kathy) Neff of Percy, IL; two sisters, Eleanor Willsey of Hannibal, MO, and Virginia Stol of Hannibal, MO; seven grandchildren; two great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends
Duane is preceded in death by his parents and one sister Mary Mahsman of Palmyra, MO,
Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, November 6, 2017 at First Assembly of God Church in Sparta, IL
Friends may call from 3 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, November 5, 2017 at McDaniel & Lee Family Funeral Home in Sparta, IL, and on Monday from 10 a.m. until the hour of service at First Assembly of God Church in Sparta, IL
Interment will be at Marissa City Cemetery
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Assembly of God Percy Building Fund