Our brother passed away unexpectedly on Monday evening, Jan. 3, 2005. Below is the notice from the local newspaper, which hardly does his life justice. We don't know the future of David's web site at this time, and we suggest that if you can, download any information, text or images you find important.
If any of you wish to contact us, you are welcome to do so at the following e-mail addresses:
Condolences may be mailed to David's wife, Diane, at:
Diane Duffus 3901 Wyneston Dr. Greenville, NC27858
Warmest Regards, Kevin P. Duffus Christopher W. Duffus
JOHN DAVID DUFFUS, Jr. died Monday January 3, 2005.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at St. Peter's with Father Thomas McCann officiating. Burial will follow in Pinewood Memorial Park.
David, born in Oceanside, NY, was the son of the late Col. John Duffus (USAF) and Nancy O'Keeffe Duffus. He was a graduate of: The University of Maryland with his Batchelor's Degree in 1969; East Carolina University in 1973 with his Masters Degree; and The University of Mississippi in 1975 where he received his Juris Doctorate with honors. In 1975 he made his home in Greenville. In 1990 David formed his own professional corporation under the name of Duffus & Associates, P.A. He contributed to numerous legal publications, was a noted public speaker, and an accomplished landscape photographer. Survived by his wife of 37 years, Diane Robinson Duffus; son, John David Duffus III of West Jefferson, NC; daughter, Megan Elizabeth Duffus of Raleigh, NC; brothers, Kevin P. Duffus, Christopher W. Duffus, both of Raleigh, NC; sisters, Charlene D. Nielsen of Greenville, NC, Mary D. Monahan of Burke, VA; stepmother, Anne Stott Duffus; stepbrother, Liles Stott, both of Greenville, NC; stepsister, Sandy M. Stott of Wilmington, NC.
He will be missed and remembered by many special friends and family. The family will receive friends from 5 - 7 p.m. on Wednesday at Wilkerson Funeral Home.