Frank Delano Duff, Jr. age 66, longtime resident of Gahanna, OH passed away September 19, 2021. He was born April 20, 1955 in Beckley, WV to the late Peggy Doolittle and Frank Duff Sr.; also preceded in death by his brothers Tim and William. He was a graduate of Gahanna-Lincoln High School. After several years working alongside his dad at Duff's Auto Care, he followed his passion to become a firefighter. He served in the Columbus Fire Department for 26 years, working at Stations 10 and 2 and currently at Station 17. Frank was a member of New Life Church where he especially enjoyed his Bible Study group. He also loved hiking, biking and traveling, making frequent trips to the Smokey Mountains. He is survived by his children, Mindy Duff, Sarah (Jamie) Duncan (along with Peyton, Bryton and Emerson) and their mother Valerie Duff; Kaitlyn Duff, Shannon Duff and their mother Debra Wintermute; stepchildren Valerie VanHorn (along with Wednesday Bryan, Lilian Dials and Charlie VanHorn), Bryan Weber and their mother Nancy Duff; great-grandson Gunner Anderson; sister Marie (Ed) Pack; extended family and a brotherhood of firefighters. Family will receive friends 11:30am - 1pm on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at SCHOEDINGER NORTHEAST, 1051 E. Johnstown Rd. Gahanna, OH 43230. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Columbus Firefighters Foundation. By mail: Union Hall - CFF, 379 W. Broad St. Columbus, OH 43215. Online donations: columbusfirefightersfoundation.com Donations will also be accepted at any CME Federal Credit Union in Central Ohio. Inform them that you want to donate to CFF in honor of Frank Duff. Visit www.schoedinger.com
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Published by Schoedinger Funeral Home - Northeast on Sep. 25, 2021.