April 10, 2013
Paul Franklin Luffman, age 94 of Elkin passed away on Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at Elkin Healthcare surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Luffman was born in Wilkes County on January 2, 1919 to the late Noah and Rosa Couch Luffman. He retired from Chatham Manufacturing Company where he worked for 48 years and was head fixer. He was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church and loved his church family.
In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by his loving wife, Gertilee Pardue Luffman; sister, Josephine Wilmoth; brother, Silas Luffman; nephew, Eddie Luffman.
Mr. Luffman is survived by one brother, Nathanial Luffman and wife Edna of Elkin; sister-in law, Virginia Luffman of Elkin; nephews, Max Luffman and wife Alene of Elkin, Gerald Luffman and wife Kay of Sparta, Jonathan Luffman and wife Carolyn of Bennettsville, SC; and special friends Linda and Harold Park of Elkin.
Funeral Services will be held at 2:00p.m., Thursday, April 11, 2013 at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church led by Dr. Danny Dodds and Rev. Gary Byrd. Burial will follow the service in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 12:30-2:00p.m. at the church prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorials be made to Pleasant Hill Baptist Church or Paul and Gertilee Luffman Scholarship Fund, 593 Pleasant Hill Dr. Elkin, NC 28621.
Online condolences may be made at www.johnson-funeral.com
Johnson Funeral Home is serving the Luffman family.