Murdered Duncan family memorialized by friends and family

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DUNCAN, Okla. - Hundreds of friends and family members turned out to the First United Methodist church on Sunday to remember the Hruby family.

John, Tinker and Catherine Hruby, who's lives were taken all at the hands of their son and brother Allen  Hruby, were celebrated Sunday.

Friends of the Hruby family  spoke at the lectern mentioning words describing John and Tinker, like reverent, hard charging and friend.

Katherine's volleyball coach said the team can't move on from this tragic death yet and she will always have a spot on the bench next to her.

The family had a special message to the community stating:

"we want to thank all of our friends and community for your tremendous out reach of love, thoughts and prayers regarding this horrific family tragedy. The ruby family John Tinker and Catherine were loved and adored by their Family and community and our hearts are broken. We thank you from the bottom of our hearts."

The memorial service was filled with tears and laughter, recounting on the lives of Katherine, John and Tinker.

Friends of the family say the town is devastated and it will be hard to move on from this tragedy.

They also told NewsChannel Four's Andrew Donley that the bodies have not been released from Oklahoma City yet but when they are the family will have a private funeral in Duncan.