Mr. Duggan was born Feb. 20, 1933, in Terre Haute, to Hugh Leo and Sadie B. (Privett) Duggan.
Mr. Duggan graduated from Gerstmeyer High School in Terre Haute June 5, 1951.
On June 6, 1951, he left for the United States Navy, stationed in San Diego, Calif.
He served aboard the LST 1123 during the Korean War and seeing conflict on Korea and also spending some time in Japan.
He was honorably discharged in May 1955.
He began his employment as a printer at IBM on Dec. 9, 1955, retiring in January 1987 after 31 years.
On Feb. 11, 1956, he married Gloria Ann Hollen in Mt. Carmel, Ill. Surviving his wife of 54 years, three months and three days, sons Thomas Hugh Duggan and wife Candie, Timothy Scott Duggan and wife Lisa, both of Greencastle, grandsons Lance Corporal David Michael Duggan serving in the Marine Corps at Camp Legeune, N.C., and wife Stephanie, Timothy Scott Duggan II, and David Henry Nichols "Nick" Duggan, both of Greencastle, also several cousins in Terre Haute, North Vernon, Ind., Indianapolis, and other towns.
He was preceded in death by his father in 1945, his stepfather Thomas F. Whitmore in August 1975, his mother Sadie B. Duggan Whitmore in September 2001, his mother-in-law Cordia M. Hollen on Dec. 5, 1967, his father-in-law Edward N. Hollen on Jan. 10, 1973, also his grandparents James E. and Polly Privett and several other relatives.
He was a member of the American Legion Post No. 58 in Greencastle.
Funeral services will take place at 2 p.m., May 19, 2010, at the Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home, 602 E. Washington St., Greencastle, with Reverands Bill Dawson and Johnny Huttlemeyer officiating.
Burial will be in the Forest Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m., Tuesday, May 18, 2010, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, friends may make a donation to the American Heart Association or the American Cancer Society.