Preceded in death by parents, Bill and Elsie Durham; wife of 50 years, Norma Dugger Durham; brother, Wayne Durham; and nephew, Fred Renfro.
Survived by wife, Sandra B. Durham; son, Eric Durham; brother, James R. Durham; step-children, David Cupp, Mike Cupp, Kim Cupp, and Terry Jo Seals; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Bill grew up in Johnson City, graduated from Boones Creek High School and attended ETSU.
Bill was the Pastor at Caney Creek Baptist Church for the past 3 years. It was evident that he loved life and his fellow friends in Christ; he never met a stranger. Bill was an avid golfer, loved to bowl, enjoyed hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family and friends. He coached youth sports for over 30 years. His grandkids and great-grandkids were his pride and joy.
Family will receive friends Thursday, August 29 from 5-8 pm at Christian-Sells Funeral Home. Funeral service will follow at 8pm with Pastor Rip Noble officiating. Graveside service will be held at 10 am on Friday, August 30 at McKinney Cemetery.
Gentlemen serving as pallbearers will be, David Cupp, Mike Cupp, Alec Durham, Donnie Gillenwater, Eli Cupp, Seth Cupp, Darrell Miller, and Chad Russell. Honorary pallbearers will be, C.A. "Pete" Renfro, Bill Sharp, Danny Drinnon, Rick Russell, Archie Fields and Edwin Dugger.