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Larry "Tator" Duggan

April 19, 1952 — January 12, 2017

Larry “Tator” Duggan, 64, a lifelong resident of Charleston, passed away Thursday, January 12, 2017 at his home.  He was a veteran of the United States Army.  Larry was also retired from Bowater.  He was a member of Charleston First Baptist Church.  He enjoyed his time outdoors on his tractor and never met a stranger.


He was preceded in death by his parents, Herman Earl Duggan and Myrtle Kathleen Robinson Duggan; brother, Doug E. Duggan; and brother-in-law, Houston “Cotton” Shamblin.


Survivors include his wife, Mary Ann “Tootie” Duggan; sons, Jacob Duggan and Joseph Duggan; grandchildren, Peyton Duggan and Elle Duggan; siblings, Phyllis Shamblin, David Duggan (Gayle),  John Duggan (Deborah), Kathy Duggan, Janet Newport (Larry), and Robin Blankenship (Steve); sisters-in-law, Ann Duggan and Hazel Duggan; and several nieces and nephews.


The funeral will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, January 16, 2017 in the chapel of Fike-Randolph & Son Funeral Home with Pastor Gary Nelson officiating. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens with his nephews, Johnny Duggan, Kevin Duggan, Cody Duggan, David Will Blankenship, Brandon Bryant and Tyler Davis serving as pallbearers.   Honorary pallbearers will be Dennis Geren, Jimmy Varnell and Jimmy “Silver Tooth” Benson.


His family will receive friends from 2:00-5:00 p.m. on Sunday at the funeral home.


The family requests that memorials be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN  38105.


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Monday, January 16, 2017

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Fike-Randolph & Son Funeral Home

2415 North Ocoee Street, Cleveland, TN 37311

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