Obituary for Jerry Max Duggan

Jerry Max Duggan, 82, passed away Saturday, February 2, 2019, in Tyler Texas. No services are planned.

Jerry was born June 7th, 1936, in Dialville, Cherokee County Texas, located just south of Jacksonville, to Charles Edward Duggan and Ethylene Rossie Hill Duggan. Jerry moved with his family in 1945 to Andrews Texas and lived in various Humble camps, living in the Humble camp at Flory, located in the Means field of Andrews county Texas. Then to the Parker camp west of town before moving to town where he graduated Andrews High School in 1955. He entered the US Army, and was stationed in Germany, and discharged at the end of 1959.

He married Frieda his first wife while in Germany and they settled in Andrews, he worked for Humble and later Exxon upon his return from the service, going to Saudi Arabia with Aramco where he finished his career in the oil field. He later went to work for the Midland Sheriffs office in Midland County.

He is survived by his three sons, Ken Duggan of Midland, Glenn Duggan of Midland, and Curtis Duggan of Midland, Granchildren Ericka Carter and husband Bill and great granddaughter Madeline of Henryetta OK, Max Duggan and Tember Hopkins Of New York, Hunter Duggan of Midland and Brock Duggan of Midland, his significant other and best friend Marie Pease of Tyler. Two sisters Beth McDonald of Kingsland, and Charlene Benton of Irving.

In his later years he spent time hunting and fishing at his place in Leakey Texas, and as a Senior volunteer at Hoards Creek in Coleman, many trips across country visiting Yellowstone and the national parks with Marie. And was especially proud of his work with the Make a Wish foundation that he volunteered on with so many of his dear friends. He also had become a regular at the Andrews 55 to 59 Class Reunions and enjoyed all his former classmates.

In lieu of flowers, please make any donations to Make a Wish foundation, or a charity of your own.

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