Ralph "Blackie" Buren Durham Sr.

August 12, 1931May 11, 2022
Obituary of Ralph "Blackie" Buren Durham Sr.
Ralph “Blackie” Buren Durham, Sr., 90, passed away peacefully at his home May 11, 2022, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Pickens, SC to the late George Iler Durham and Nora Turner. He was a graduate of Parker High School and served in the US Air Force. He was a member of Trinity Baptist Church. Blackie was inducted into the South Carolina Textile Hall Of Fame in 2011. He retired from Marshall Williams Sheet Metal Company in 1994. Blackie is survived by his wife of 70 years, Shirley Durham; daughter, Dina McCoy; seven grandchildren and six great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his two sons Andy and Skipper Durham. Graveside services will be conducted at Woodlawn Memorial Park, Greenville, SC on Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 1:00 pm. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Durham family.

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Saturday, May 14, 2022

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