Hal Duff

Hal Roger Duff, 63, of Osage Beach, died Saturday, April 21, 2012, at his home on the Lake of the Ozarks.

He was born Aug. 19, 1942, in Springfield, son of Raymond Edgar and Nelle Lorraine Smith Duff.

He graduated from Houston High School in 1960. He attended college at Southwest Missouri State, Vanderbilt and Gumpton School of Mortuary Science in Nashville.

He worked in Springfield as a funeral director and developer. For three decades, he was co-owner and manager of Century 21 Lake Realty in Osage Beach and Lake Ozark. He was a member of the Bagnell Dam Association of Realtors and Missouri Association of Realtors.

His personal interests included racecars, fishing, hunting, spending time in Florida with his grandchildren and being a cattle rancher.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his wife of 30 years, Christine Weber of Osage Beach; two daughters, Pam Shelton of Osage Beach and Julie Merciez of Bartlesville, Okla.; a brother, Ross Duff of Columbia; five grandchildren; and numerous cousins, nephews and nieces.

Memorial services were Wednesday, April 25, at Hedges-Scott Funeral Home in Osage Beach.

Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family atwww.hedgesscottfuneralhomes.com.

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