George Wesley Durham

Published 2:48 pm Friday, September 30, 2022

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Mr. George Wesley Durham, 64, of Southport, formerly of Mocksville, died Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022, at his home.

He was born on Sept. 3, 1958 in Rowan County to the late Harold Sherman Sr. and Rebecca Louise Correll Durham.

George was a long time employee of Food Lion and enjoyed fishing and going to ball games. He was an avid Kansas City Chiefs and Myrtle Beach Pelicans fan and loved being with his family.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 3 siblings, Brenda Smith, Sherman Durham, and Betty Campbell.

Survivors include: his wife, Tara Stutz Durham; 2 children, Wes Durham (Angel) of Wilmington, and Kristen Durham of Salisbury; a stepson, Corey Kearns of Concord; 2 grandchildren; 4 siblings, Danny Durham (Cynthia) of Rockwell, Bonnie Myers of Mocksville; Morris Durham of Rockwell, and Bettina Goodman (Roger) of Salisbury; a special niece, Trisha Stutz; several other nieces and nephews; special companion, “Maggie”; and special friends, Mark and Terri Sosebee.

A graveside service was conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 29 at Forest Hill Memorial Park in Lexington with Rev. Bob Briggs officiating. Entombment followed in the mausoleum. The family receive friends prior to the service at Eaton Funeral Home in Mocksville.

Memorials may be considered for the Hospice agency of your choice.

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