Robert Henry Durham
Robert Henry Durham
  • January 24, 1929 - October 17, 2015
  • Eden, North Carolina

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Robert Henry "Crip" Durham went home to be with his Lord and Savior on October 17, 2015. Robert was born on January 24, 1929 to Richard and Mary Durham and was the eldest of 14 children. Robert loved the Lord, his family, and playing bluegrass and gospel music. He was a member of Joyful Baptist Church. Robert is preceded in death by his parents, and his children, Bobby and Wanda.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Annie and his children, Harold (Gay), Larry (Wanda), Brenda (Randy) Grubbs, Michael (Deborah), Donnie, Roger, Donna Chilton, and Angela (John) Pruitt. Robert was blessed with 11 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to Linda Atkins for her faithful and loving care of Mr. and Mrs. Durham, and Hospice of Rockingham County for their care and comfort to the family in the weeks prior to Robert's death.

The funeral service will be held at Joyful Baptist Church on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. with the burial to follow at Ridge-View Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. prior to the funeral service and also at Matrimony Community Building at 3873 Price Rd. following the service at the graveside.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to the Ridge-View Cemetery, mailed to Larry Durham, 3621 Price Road, Eden, NC 27288.
Arrangements are by Community Funeral Services in Ridgeway, Virginia.