Born: Friday Jan 17, 1936

Died: Tuesday Feb 9, 2021


Jamie Durham

January 17, 1936 - February 9, 2021

Jamie Durham, 85, passed away Tuesday morning, February 9, 2021, at UNC-Rockingham Health Care in Eden.

A graveside service will be held at 2 PM on Sunday, February 14, at Ridgeview Memorial Gardens.  He will lie in repose on Saturday from 12 Noon to 6 PM at Fair Funeral Home.

Born January 17, 1936 in Sandy Ridge, NC, Jamie was the son of the late Marion Durham and Ruby Gann Durham. He was a retiree of E.I DuPont, Inc.  A member of Osborne Baptist Church, he was a former Deacon and Sunday school teacher.  He enjoyed doing wood crafts and carpentry and raising his miniature schnauzers, Max and Jake.

He is survived by his son, Jeff Durham (Kathy) of Summerfield; daughter, Debbie Robinette (Gary) of Eden; three grandchildren, Matt Robinette (Lindsay) of Greensboro, Bryce Durham of Reidsville and Evan Durham of Greensboro; and his brother, Curtis Durham of Ridgeway, VA.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Christine Vernon Durham; five brothers, Harvey, Ralph, Harold, Bob and Brownie Durham; and sister, Sharon “Sissy” Durham.

A Special Thanks to Dr. Terry Daniels and the staff of UNC Rockingham for their support and care.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Rockingham County Humane Society, 205 Boone Road, Eden, NC 27288 or to Gibson House, c/o Hospice of Rockingham County, PO Box 281, Wentworth, NC 27375.

Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.fairfuneralhome.com



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Debbie & Jeff - so sorry to hear of your father's passing. Please know that you and your entire family are in our thoughts and prayers.
Ron & Lisa Shively Harbour

Dear Jeff, Kat and family, I was saddened to read of your Dad's passing today, almost a few hours before My Mom....Wow. Heaven just gained 2 PRECIOUS parents for the new Angels up there. May God embrace US ALL as we go through this time of loss without our parents alongside. Thoughts and prayers for your family 🙏
Sherry and Keith Aheron

Debbie & family, so sorry to hear of J. D. passing. Bet he & Christine are walking hand in hand in Heaven. May God Wrap His Arms around each of you and give you comfort now & in the days to follow. Gale Moore
Gale Moore

Dear Debbie and family....So sorry for your loss!!! Praying for you and yours at this difficult time!!! God Bless you all!!!
Micki M. Neal

I am so sorry for your loss. He was a great man and uncle
Patty D Canter

Debbie and Family, So sorry to learn of your Dad’s passing. We know the pain of losing our parents and our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Mark and Jodi
Jodi Langel

Prayers going out to the family. J.D was a great person9
Patty Smith

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