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Leon Raymond Durham

October 10, 1926 ~ May 16, 2017 (age 90)

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Leon Raymond Durham, age 90 of Belfast, died Tuesday, May 16, 2017 in Williamson Medical Center.

Mr. Durham was a native of Kress, Texas and son of the late Wesley Durham and Essie Formway Durham.  He led an amazing life as he was the last surviving member with the UDT Navy Seals Team 5 World War Two of the Greatest Generation.  He was a commercial contractor for the construction of Disney Land, Sea World and Africa USA and many other commercial constructions.  Mr. Durham was a Mason and member of the Farmington Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of sixty-nine years, Juanita Nall Durham.

He is survived by two daughters, Kris Durham (Dino) Ortega of Belfast, and Darlene (Allan) Jongsma of Aumsville, Oregon, son, Sandy Durham of Texas, two brothers, Cecil Durham of Arizona, and Joe Durham, sister, Evelyn White of Washington State, and two grandchildren, Quentin Durham and Megan Jongsma.

Mr. Durham’s body will be cremated and a celebration of life will be held at a future date.

London Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.


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