John Henry Duty, 87, of Meherrin, Virginia, died peacefully surrounded by family on October 20, 2021. He is preceded in death by his parents, John and Martha Duty; his daughter, Linda Duffey; and his siblings, Walter, James, and Robert Duty, Bertha Armentrout, and Maxie Lee Sloan.
He is survived by his children Barbara Thompson (Mike) of Jetersville, VA; Vicky Lipscomb (Randy) of Farmville, VA; Lisa Mann (Jeff) of Crewe, VA; and John W. Duty (Angela) of Keysville, VA. He is also survived by six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a special friend Joyce Rose, as well as siblings: Thaida Isaacs, Mary Ellen Lafoon, Minnie Faye Duty-Felbush, and Grover Duty.
Known to many as “Pop”, John Henry was a jack-of-all-trades and never met a stranger. He enjoyed working on cars, fishing, and was always willing to lend a helping hand to others.
The family will receive friends on Friday, October 22, at the Browning-Duffer Funeral Home in Keysville, VA from 6-8 P.M. A graveside funeral service will be held at 11 A.M. on Saturday, October 23, at Smyrna United Methodist Church located on Highway 15 at 3377 S James Madison Hwy, Farmville, VA 23901. The Browning-Duffer Funeral Home in Keysville, VA, is serving the family.