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Mr. James “Jim” E. Duffy

May 10, 1952 - January 21, 2024
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James, loving husband, brother, and uncle died after a long illness on January 21 at the age of 71. He was born in New York, but spent much of his early years in Florida.  He graduated from the University of Florida with a journalism degree, and later obtained a second degree in geology. He wasContinue Reading

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Chris Roberts left a message on January 26, 2024:
Extending my deepest condolences to Captain Jim’s family, so sorry for your loss. I am hopeful that all have those great memories and Captain’s stories for comfort in these days. I worked with Jim at GLDD for many years and I always welcomed and valued his friendship, and his calm and straightforward advice with operations. And he always made time for us newer coworkers to share stories and catch up with the goings on. Deepest condolences again. Chris
Red McDonnell left a message on January 26, 2024:
Prayers and Condolences for Jim’s Family. Worked many years with Jim great guy and a great man to work for. Always good to his crew. RIP Brother. 🙏🙏
Jerry Abell left a message on January 26, 2024:
My prayers go out to the Duffy family. I worked with Jim for many years and to say he was a stand up guy is an understatement. Great man to work with and respected by all his co-workers . REST IN PEACE BROTHER .
Jason H left a message on January 25, 2024:
Aunt Eileen ; he will be sorely missed ! I loved / love Uncle Jim and I will miss him and his stories !
Paul and Julie Watte left a message on January 25, 2024:
In Jim's next adventure may he have many happy boating experiences. Our condolences , Paul and Julie Watte
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Raul Vazquez left a message on January 25, 2024:
I am so so sorry for your loss. My most Sincere condolences. I will miss you Jim. “Fair winds and following seas” Raul Vazquez Kingsland Ga
Nick Callahan left a message on January 25, 2024:
My condolences to the family."Capt Duffy" was one of my first dredge captains that I got to work with after starting my career with Great Lakes Dredge & Dock. My first project with him was working down in St. Thomas digging material for the cruise ships and creating a whole new seaside profile for a new cruise terminal at the time. The crewboat landing was attached to a marina bar and we all spent many nights eating and drinking and having grand adventures and learning that "island time" ran a lot slower than normal time. I ended up working with Capt a number of times over the years on many projects both on the east coast as well as in the gulf and always enjoyed his stories and picking his brain for his dredging knowledge. He will be missed.
Jan Gonsalves left a message on January 25, 2024:
Jim was a wonderful nextdoor neighbor. I remember that whenever one of our cars died, Jim always came over with his trickle charger. He was so compassionate. When my cat died, he wrote a deeply thoughtful condolence card, because he knew how much I would miss my companion. Jim will be greatly missed.
Linda left a message on January 24, 2024:
Jim stories were the best. Could listen to him for hours. A great memory was one night in mom's kitchen run away crabs and my daughter-in-law trying to escape one small kitchen. Jim and I think my brother was laughing so hard. Wonderful times when family were together.
Sunset View Mortuary left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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