January 28, 1938 ~ April 28, 2020

Born in: Sunfish, KY
Resided in: Glasgow, KY

James M Durbin, age 82, of Glasgow, died Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at TJ Samson Community Hospital. He was born in Sunfish, KY on January 28, 1938 to the late Gerden Durbin and the late Ruby (Harrell) Durbin. He was a self-employed contractor and a member of Gethsemane Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Durbin; four daughters, Theresa Bean (Gary) of Cave City, Marlene Pugh (Jackie) of Louisville, Patricia Groce (Joel) of Glasgow, Kynthia Reynolds (Donnie) of Legrande; two sons, James “Jamie” Durbin (Evelyn) of Shepherdsville, Steven Gray (Shelia) of Mt. Juliet, TN; one sister, Gayle Ash of Monford, TN; 12 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild also survive.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Barbara (French) Durbin; one sister, Liza Mae Miller.

A private family visitation will be held at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home, Thursday, April 30th with burial to follow in the St. John Cemetery in Sunfish.

A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home is both honored and privileged to be trusted with the care of Mr. Durbin. Please share your condolence with the family of James Durbin, please visit www.crowfuneralhome.com

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  1. Sis. Patricia, I am so sorry for your loss. Bro. James was a blessing whenever i was around him.

  2. James was a great friend. He will be missed! Fly High James, Fly High!!

    Jerry & Retta Springer

  3. James was a great friend, whom we dearly respected and loved. Fly High James, Fly High!!

    Jerry & Retta Springer

  4. So sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you all. One day you’ll see him again!

  5. So sorry for your loss Kynethia and family. Prayers for comfort during this difficult time.

  6. So sorry Patricia and family about the loss of your dad.
    May God be with you and the family at this difficult time.

  7. I’m so sorry for your loss. I loved all the time I spent with him, and will miss him immensely.

    With love and sympathy,
    David, Laura, and Zeke Heathcock
    Haley, Ryan, and Brantley Cooper

  8. Timmy and Melissa Young. James was a blessing to both of us. Our first date we went to his house. He was our best man at our wedding. Love Ya James

  9. We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

  10. Mike and Betty just wanted to say sorry for your loss. Great memories of James and family when we were neighbors. Always enjoyed spending time with you guys.
    Besides being a great guy, James was a phenomenal siding contractor. He put siding on the house we built in ’78. Since then we had others do siding as we added on and none came close to the quality of his work. Besides that he was great just to talk to. He knew a little bit about everything and I would often seek his input on whatever came up.
    God bless during this time.

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