A native and lifelong resident of Boones Creek Mr. Durham was brick mason and retired from Kiln Incorporated. He enjoyed fishing and hunting.
Preceded in death by his parents, George Evertt and Nellie Elizabeth Durham; three sisters, Elloree Phillips, Ima Jane Jameson, Mary Hawkins; brother, David Durham.
Surviving include a son, James E. Durham of Gray; daughter, Teresa Durham of Johnson City; grandchildren, Joseph Durham, Nicholas Poarch, Christopher Poarch; great grandchildren, Melanie Poarch and Natalie Poarch; several nieces and nephews.
Family will receive friends from 6:00 until 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday at Gray Funeral Home. A memorial service will be held at 7:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Evangelist Charles Toonie Cash officiating.
Memorial donations may be made to: Alzheimer’s Association 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601.
Gray Funeral Home is honored to serve the Durham Family. grayfuneralhome.net