Ted Dickey West Funeral Home

7990 President George Bush, Dallas, TX


Yusuf Zafer Durten

October 2, 1945March 5, 2020

Yusuf Zafer Durten, age 74 of Plano, TX passed away on March 5, 2020 after a long battle with cancer. He was a lover of all things tennis, enjoyed a lifelong career as a professional hairstylist owning several salons in the Dallas area, loved telling jokes and always had a smile on his face. His love and compassion for his family and friends was endless. He is survived by his wife Sandra Durten of 45 years, son Kevin Durten of Plano, TX, daughter Selale Morales and husband Gabriel of Plano, TX, sister Oya Imren of Dallas, TX, two brothers, Sami Durten and wife Nesrin of Austin, TX and Sadri Kural and wife Fatos of Turkey, three grandchildren, nieces and nephews. The family would like to thank Plano West Texas Oncology and Faith Presbyterian Hospice for their wonderful care.


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Shari Parks

March 18, 2020

Sandy & Kevin, I am so sorry & saddened by the news of my friend Zafer passing. Evelyn told me & many at the salon the news. We all are sad & will miss him dearly! I loved & will miss how He was the regular bearer of flowers to the salon desk or anywhere to make it more pretty in the salon & TACOS on occasion !! I loved when he laughed about my coffee style...he always had coffee ready for me! (Coffee talk with Zafer most every morning) Zafer’s talent is legendary as most people at the salon had worked with him before & his clients love him. Prayers for your peace & memories of Zafer. R.I.P. MY FRIEND, FOR YOU ARE GREATLY MISSED

Mickey Sparks

March 8, 2020

So sad to hear this news. Zafer was a wonderful caring man who worked hard to provide for his family he loved so much. He was my hairdresser for many years before Ed and I moved away. We shared many stories through the years and I will forever cherish our friendship and my memories of him. He was a talented hairdresser and did his best to ensure everyone left his shop with a smile on their face and feeling better about themselves. He had a heart of gold and will be truly missed. Our condolences to his loving family as I know you have lost a part of your heart. You are in our hearts and prayers.

Rob New

March 7, 2020

Kevin, you and your family are in our prayers. Your dad was a great guy. I always remember him always smiling and happy. He will be missed. Love you guys!