Mr. John Curtis Duff, 413 Monroe St., succumbed Monday afternoon in a Bakersfield hospital. Mr. Duff had been a resident of the Westside for five years. He was a native of Texas and was born February 20, 1909. He is survived by his widow, Patricia of Taft, four sons, Carl, Glenn, Charles and Arthur all of Taft. A daughter, Peggy Thompson resides in Seattle and a step-daughter, Sandra Cotter of Taft. A brother, C.L. Duff lives in Shawnee, Okla. Funeral services 10 a.m. West Side Cemetery.