David Duffey, age 87, of New Castle, passed away Saturday, March 7, 2022, at Stonebrooke Rehabilitation Center in New Castle. He was born February 1, 1935, in New Castle, Indiana, to the late David Leon & Freda Mae (Kinder) Duffey.
David was a 1953 graduate of Walter P. Chrysler Memorial High School. After high school he served his country in the United States Army. He married the love of his life Patti (Wright) and enjoyed several years of marriage until her passing in 2008. He worked for the Chrysler Corp. for 30 years until retiring in 1984. David enjoyed fishing, hunting and anything outdoors. He loved tinkering with lawnmowers and planting his tomato garden to supply the entire neighborhood. More than anything he loved spending time with his precious family.
Left to cherish his loving memory include his sister Shirley (Jack) Alexander, a niece Autumn (Jeff) Brewster and a nephew, Ric Johnson and great-niece Gracesen Brewster.
He was preceded in death by his parents listed above and wife.
Funeral services and military honors will be held 11:00 a.m., Thursday, May 12, 2022, at Rose City Funeral Home, 2011 East Broad St., New Castle. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m., until service time Thursday at the funeral home. Funeral directors and staff are honored to serve the Duffey family. Online condolences may be made at www.rosecityfunerals.com.