Duane Edward Fyffe
May 4, 1982 – April 4, 2021
Duane Edward Fyffe was born in Brooklyn, New York on May 4, 1982 to Marjorie McKessey and Edward Fyffe. Duane began his education in New York where he attended PS 235 elementary school and started to excel in academics at an early age. He later relocated to Palm Bay, Fl in 1991 with his maternal grandmother Enid Clarke. There he attended Riviera Elementary School and continued to perform well in school. His mother Marjorie joined them in Palm Bay the following year.
Duane attended Stone Middle School then Palm Bay High School. After graduating in 2000, he attended college in Tampa, Fl. He graduated from ITT Technical Institute with a Bachelors Degree in Electronic Engineering Technology. After graduation, Duane secured employment as a Biomedical Technician and electrical/electronic technician with several Tampa firms.
In 2008, while living in Tampa, Duane fathered his only child, daughter Nyema. He later returned to Palm Bay with Nyema and continued his career and enrolled his daughter in elementary school. He and Nyema moved in with his mother after the onset of her illness to assist with her care. His mother played an integral role in the life of her only son and granddaughter. Duane secured a field technician position with AT&T and other companies.
Duane suddenly passed away on April 4, 2021. His loving memory is treasured by his surviving family and friends; mother Marjorie McKessey, father Edward Fyffe, siblings Devon Fyffe and Paulette Fyffe; uncles and aunts, cousins and other loving family members, numerous friends and associates.
A celebration of life service for Duane will be held Saturday, May 8, 2021 at 1:00 PM at Fountainhead Funeral Home, 7359 Babcock St SE, Palm Bay, Florida 32909. A cremation will occur.
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.FountainheadFuneralHome.com for the Fyffe family.
Celebration of Life Service
Saturday, May 8, 2021