J. P. Houston Durham, 94, of South Pittsburg, Tennessee, died on Thursday, March 14, 2019, in a local nursing home.
The son of the late Charlie Hope and Fannie Lee Reeves Durham, he was a member of Grace Baptist Church. He was a retired employee of U. S. Stove Company and honorably served his country in the US Army.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Alma Joyce Durham; son, Larry Durham; brothers, Leonard Durham and Melton Durham; and sisters, Christine Price, Elma Pelham, Opal Lehr, Roxie Wilson, and Estelle Smith.
He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Debbie & Larry Case; daughter-in-law, JoAnn Durham; grandchildren, Danny & Amy Durham, Jessica & Josh Echegaray, Derek Durham, and Holly Durham; great-grandchildren, Dara, Jack, Casen, Ivey, Dustin, Christian, Destiny, and James; one great-great-granddaughter; several nieces and nephews; and special friends and caregivers, Karen & Brian Tetter.
The family would like to express their heartfelt gratitude to the staff of Signature Healthcare of South Pittsburg Rehab and Wellness Center and to the staff of Amedisys Hospice. The love shown and care given to Mr. Durham during his time under their care will always remembered.
Funeral services will be held at the South Pittsburg Chapel of Rogers Funeral Home on Sunday, March 17, at 2 p.m. Central Time with Reveremd Ronnie Case officiating. Interment will be at Sequatchie Valley Memorial Gardens in Jasper.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday from noon Central Time until service time.
Memories and condolences may be shared with the family by visiting www.rogersfuneralhome.com.