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Robert Eugene Durham, age 86, of Corbin, departed this life on Friday, April 14, 2017, at Continued Care Hospital in Corbin. He was born on Aug. 30, 1930, in Williamsburg, to the late Fred Durham and Mary White Durham.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Mary Durham; and two great grandchildren, Blake Walker and Brynlee Walker.
He was a Masonic Lodge member in Michigan for over 30 years and worked for General Motors for over 27 years.
He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Edna Strunk Durham of Corbin; three children, Kathy Williams of Corbin, Karen Walker (Ricky) of Warren, Michigan, and Robin Adkins (Scott) of Warren, Michigan; seven grandchildren, Emily Dutkiewicz, Christy Catron, Alissa Smith, Bob Walker, Jay Walker, Ryan Adkins, and Rachel Hennessey; nine great-grandchildren, Katie Williams, Mason Rieser, Aubrey Dutkiewicz, Jackson Dutkiewicz, Kelsey Smith, Dylan Walker, Landon Walker, Owen Hennessey, and Lucas Adkins; half-brother, Joe Durham of Williamsburg; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other family and friends to mourn his passing.
Visitation will be 11 a.m. until the funeral hour on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at Hopcroft Funeral Home, 23919 John R Road, Madison Heights, Michigan 48030.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at the Hopcroft Funeral Home, 23919 John R Road, Madison Heights, Michigan. Following the service he will be laid to rest in the Roseland Park Cemetery in Berkley, Michigan.
Condolences may be made to the family at www.croleyfuneralhome.com
Croley Funeral Home of Williamsburg in charge of all arrangements, Jerry W. Croley and J. Andrew Croley, directors.
Published on April 16, 2017
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