Claud Luff, 93, passed away Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016 at River Oaks Health Campus in Princeton.

 He was born March 12, 1922 in Pike County to the late Henry A. and Lucinda (McClure) Luff.

He was a graduate of Spurgeon High School class of 1930 served in the United States Army and was a recipient of a Purple Heart. Claud was also a minister for over 60 years serving the Baptist faith as well as the Nazarene. 

Claud had two sons that followed in his foot steps serving in the military, Duane and Marlin, as well as the third generation, Duane's son, Nathaniel who served in Iraq. Carling (Jennings) Dunham is presently serving as a JAG prosecuting Attorney in the Army.

Survivors include his wife, Virginia; sons, Duane (Leti) Luff of Houston, TX Marlin (Irene) Luff of Stonefort, IL; 5 grandchildren, Nathaniel(Mari) Luff, Joshua (Sarah) Luff, Marlayna (Steve) Pence, Renata Luff and Mark (Alyssa) Luff; 6 great-grandchildren, Nikki Konia-Crawley and Kira Luff, Madison, Nathan and Gavin Luff, Elleazah and Samuel Pence; sister, Dosha Luff, Evansville; step-son Ken (Cathy) Jackson; step-daughter, Twila Jennings; 2 step-grandchildren, Carling (Randy) Dunham, Lacey Jennings; one step-great-grandson, Michael Dunham. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, first wife, Alice Ermadine Luff, siblings, Ethel Pogorzelski, Edith Gebhard, Anson, Howard, John, James and Charles Luff.

Services Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. at Holders Funeral Home in Owensville with the Rev. Bill Reed and Brad Delp officiating. Military graveside services will be conducted by the retired military veterans. Burial will be in the New Liberty Cemetery, Coe, IN.

Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. until the service