Mr. Howard H. Durham, age 63, of Cloudland, GA, died Saturday, January 23, 2021, at Floyd Medical Center.
Mr. Durham was born February 6, 1957, in Arab, AL, son of the late William Harvey and Mattie Mae Smith Durham. He was a veteran of the United States Army, and prior to his retirement, was employed in the construction industry with Fundamental Materials. He was also a member of Alpine Lodge # 211, F. & A.M. He attended Oak Hill United Methodist Church and was former chief of Tri-County Fire and Rescue.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Durham was preceded in death by his wife of 38 years, Wanda Cadle Durham; sisters, Laverne Grace and Wanda Sue Bright.
Survivors include his son, James (Mandy) Durham; daughter, Annette Durham; and step-daughter, Rene Gilreath; chosen son, Jamie Culbert; grandchildren, Alex Durham, Avery Durham, Elizabeth McNair, and Devin McNair; sisters, Linda (Willie) Watwood, Judy Warren, and Patricia Blocker; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Graveside and entombment services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Thursday, January 28, 2021, at Durham Family Cemetery with Rev. Jason Willis officiating. Active pallbearers will be Alex Durham, Devin McNair, Kevin Franklin, Luke Whitaker, Tyler Hardin, and Daryl Grace. Honorary pallbearers will be Derrick Eckroat, Chris Cunningham, nieces and nephews, and the members of Alpine Lodge # 211, F. & A.M.
Visitation will be held privately.
The Durham family along with the staff of Mason Funeral Home reminds anyone in attendance to keep in mind the current guidelines and restrictions set forth by the C.D.C. as it pertains to social gatherings including social distancing, gathering limits, and face masks.
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