Hurl Durham

Published 8:31 am Friday, December 22, 2017

Hurl Durham


Hurl Durham, 90, of Stanford, KY passed away on Wednesday, December 20, 2017. Born in Garrard County, KY to Burton and Lula Maupin Durham, he was the widower of the late Peggy Pettus Durham. 

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He worked for Burton’s Chevron on Main Street in Stanford until September 31, 1957, and then he founded Durham’s Grocery, building the present location in 1969. He always enjoyed spending his winter in Florida, was a member of Masonic Lodge #60 F&AM, and was a member of Hyattsville Baptist Church.

Survivors include his son, Joe Crain (Robin) of Stanford, KY; three daughters, Janice Selby of Ft. Meyers, FL, Margaret English of Woodville, TX, and Jo Ann Cooper (Earl) of Stanford, KY; fourteen grandchildren; twenty great-grandchildren; twenty great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. 

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by one daughter, Patricia Sue Goins; brothers, Sam, Herman, and Bobby Durham; and sisters, Cyntia B. Estes, Edna Mae White, and Delia Sherrow. 

A one day service has been scheduled for Friday, December 22, 2017 at Spurlin Funeral Home Chapel, Stanford. Visitation will be from 10 am-1 pm with funeral service beginning at 1 pm. Burial will follow at Buffalo Springs Cemetery in Stanford. Casket bearers will be: David White, Craig Crain, Brian Cooper, Jordan Coffman, Andrew Wilkes, and Gavin Crain. Memorials in lieu of flowers may be given to the American Heart Association and/or The American Cancer Society.