Tony Kufel

Tony Kufel, Jr., age 98, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 4:17 a.m. He was a native of Gilmer, WV, and a resident of Gray, LA.

Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the visitation at Wright’s Funeral Home in Quitman, MS on Friday, March 29, 2019 beginning at 9:00 a.m. until a Celebration of Tony’s Life at 11:00 a.m. Burial will be held in Odd Fellows Cemetery in Quitman, MS.

Tony is survived by his wife of 57 years, Gurtis Theresa Deshotel Kufel; sons, Tim B. Kufel and wife, Shelia, Clayton P. Kufel and wife, Nancy, Gary W. Kufel and wife, Gretchen, and Ralph E. Kufel and wife, Shirley; grandchildren, Christina Martin and husband, Dusty, Danielle Douglas, Derek Thibodeaux and wife, Brandy, Haley Thibodeaux, Michael Kufel and wife, Hillary, and Ben Kufel; 12 great-grandchildren.

Tony was preceded in death by his parents, Tony Sr. and Margareta Marie Bogac Kufel; sisters, Frances Neal, Josephine Higginbotham, Wanda Burton, and Louise Payton; brothers, Pete Kufel, Carlis Kufel, and Paul Kufel; granddaughter, Crystal Kufel.

Tony served in the US Navy during WWII.  He enjoyed camping and fishing. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.

Chauvin Funeral Home is honored to serve the Kufel family.


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