Frank A. Durham, 74, of Beaver Dam passed away Friday, January 10, 2020 at Beaver Dam Nursing and Rehab. He was born March 9, 1945 in Rockport, KY to the late Benjamin Durham and Ellen Geary. Frank was an avid wood worker and enjoyed Louisville Basketball. Frank was a member of the Marines where he served in Vietnam and received two Purple Hearts. Along with his parents he is preceded in death by two brothers Steve Geary and Gerald Geary. Frank is survived by his wife, Brenda Durham of 53 years, his children Tammy (Steve) Cox and Susan (Kevin) Gaddis, his grandchildren Ella, Sophie, Gabby, Andrea, Raina, Robin and Steven, his brother Larry Geary and sisters Brenda Sue Willis and Debbie Geary. Services will be 11 am on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at Miller-Schapmire Funeral Home. Burial to follow Echols Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday, January 13, 2020 from 3 pm to 8 pm and again on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 from 9 am until the time of the service at the funeral home. Miller Schapmire Funeral Home is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mr. Durham. Share your messages of condolence with the family of Frank A. Durham at

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  1. Sincere condolences to Brenda, Tammy and Susan. “If the Army and the Navy ever look on Heaven’s scenes, they will find the streets are guarded by United States Marines.” Semper Fi Frank.

  2. Brenda, Tammy and Susan, my heart goes out to you. I have so many good memories of Frank over the years and I will forever treasure the handmade wooden pieces that I have received from him. They will have a special place in my home and heart.

    Mary B

  3. Brenda, Tammy and Susan: Words can help console you but may the Lord give you comfort and strength as you face the days ahead. Brenda you have truly been his faithful companion, sitting hour after hour by his side. May you be able to get the needed rest i

    • Brenda so sorry for your loss, Frank was a good person, I remember him at Centertown High School and playing basketball. Prayers for All The Family & God Bless!

    • Brenda – I was very sorry to have heard about Frank. Treasure all your memories – I know there are many. Take care of yourself.
      Gail Smith-Bowman

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