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Thomas Lee Duffer Sr. / March 29, 2021

Thomas Lee “Tommy” Duffer Sr. of Clover died Sunday, March 28, 2021 at the age of 81. He was born on March 1, 1940 to the late Berkley and Sara King Duffer and was preceded in death by his wife, Juanita Lacks Duffer, who was the love of his life.

Tommy was a tobacco farmer and also retired from J.P. Stevens as a loom tech. He always enjoyed sitting on the porch, listening to the sounds of nature. When inside, he loved to watch westerns on TV. He loved fishing, hunting, camping and working with cows. He loved his family dearly and going to ballgames with his children and grandchildren. And not to be forgotten, he loved his family and friends at the Dialysis Clinic.

Mr. Duffer was survived by a daughter, Barbara Nichols and husband, Jimmy; sons, T.L. Duffer and wife, Sandra; Bucky Duffer and wife, Amy; nine grandchildren and seven great grandchildren and two more on the way; and sisters Shirley Whitt and Joyce Tuck.

In addition to his parents and his wife, he was preceded in death by a sister, Dorothy “Dot” Smith and brothers, Wade Duffer, Eddie “PeeWee” Duffer and Glenn Duffer.

Graveside services will be held Tuesday, March 30, at 2 p.m. at Red Level Church cemetery. The family will receive friends on Monday, March 29 from 7-8:30 p.m. at Brooks Lyon Funeral Home and other times at his home.

Due to Covid restrictions, everyone is encouraged to observe social distancing and wear face masks.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

The family is being served by Brooks Lyon Funeral and Cremation Services.

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