John Durbin Sr of Jamestown, KY went to be with the Lord Sat. Dec 10, 2022. He was born on 2-16-37 (85 yrs old). He was a native of Louisville KY. The son of Ernest & Lillian Durbin. He is survived by 2 sisters, Dora Zweydorff & Sue Pfeiffer, a brother, Ronald (Ronnie) Durbin & 2 Brother in laws, Gordon Pfister & Jesse Johnston.
His children Vicki Tungate, John Durbin Jr (Brenda) & Joey Durbin (Marcy Radar) will greatly miss him. He was a meat cutter/meat manager at A&P then PicPac for over 40 yrs. He was a member of the Nazarene church for over 60 yrs. He was a big fan of UofL sports & he loved fishing. He hand crafted split bamboo fly rods, which he received both national & local recognition for. His favorite place away from home was Kentucky Lake where he spent his honeymoon & later brought his children for vacations.
He had 3 grandchildren, Stephanie Dawson (Kevin), Jessica Tungate (Bobby Ferguson), & Joshua Tungate. Plus 3 great grandchildren, Kaleb Dawson, Madelyn (Maddie) Smith & Lydia Ferguson. They were the light of his world.
He is proceeded in death by his beautiful wife of 49 yrs Mary Durbin, a granddaughter, Meghan Tungate, a brother, Charles Durbin, & 2 sisters Dorothy Pfister & Martha Johnston. His memory will be cherished by those who loved him including his many nieces, nephews & friends.
Funeral Service will be Wednesday December 14th 7:00 PM at H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel in Jamestown, KY with Bro. Darrell Pelston officiating.
Friends may visit on Wednesday 4:30 until time of service at 7:00 PM CT at H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel in Jamestown, KY.
Burial in Highland Memory Garden in Louisville, KY.
A Special Thank You to Hospice of Lake Cumberland for the Amazing Care that they gave him.
The family is asking in lieu of flowers to make donations to Hospicelc.org