OBITUARY

Thomas R. "Pete" Durham

March 24, 1926July 6, 2017
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Thomas R. “Pete” Durham, 91, of Trinity, Texas passed away July 6, 2017 in Crockett, Texas. Pete was born in Cromwell, OK on March 24, 1926 to James and Emma Durham. Pete graduated from Salem High School. Pete was married to Wanda Geraldine Porter on February 15, 1946 until February of 2002. On December 9, 2007 Pete had a commitment ceremony with his companion Patsy Mangrum in Trinity, Texas Pete was a self-employer owner and operator of a trucking company that he enjoyed very much. He was a member of Dorcas Wells Baptist Church, 1st Division Marine Club, and Life member of the VFW. Pete is preceded in death by his son David Durham, and grandson Nathan Durham. Pete is survived by his children, Linda Durham Nadolski, James Lee Durham (Cindy), also survived by his grandchildren Mindy Durham Clark, James Lee Durham and Chelsea Rae Durham, great-grandchildren Mason and Carter Clark. Pete’s family will receive friends on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at 12:00pm. A service to celebrate his life will begin at 1:00pm Thursday at Pasadena Funeral Chapel. Concluding services Pete will be laid to rest at South Park Cemetery in Pearland, Texas with military honors from the United States Marines.

Services

  • Visitation

    Thursday, July 13, 2017

  • Celebration of Life

    Thursday, July 13, 2017

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Thomas R. "Pete" Durham

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Kay Miettinen

July 13, 2017

I Love you Pete Durham and your wonderful family. Those times will always be in my heart.
You will be misses with your great love and wit. Rest in pease.
Kay Miettinen

Kay Miettinen

July 12, 2017

I Love you Pete Durham, thanks for your wonderful family. Times were so good then.

Sandra Sullivan Braddy

July 11, 2017

We are so sorry to hear of your loss. The thoughts of many are with you at this time of sorrow.
Furr High c/o '76

Mindy Durham Clark

July 10, 2017

I love you, Paw Paw. Thank you and Maw Maw for raising an amazing son, that grew to be the best dad I could ever ask for. I am forever grateful to have been the granddaughter of such a hero and incredible man. I will cherish all the love and memories we were able to make. Tell Dad and Maw Maw we love them. Until heaven... I love you Paw Paw.

Rodney Redford

July 9, 2017

RIP Mr. Durham, Thanks for letting Me and David play trucks in your Freighter, It was an Honor 10 years later to be able to Paint your Truck when I first when into Business ( 18- Wheeler Body Shop.) . with Great Respect, Rodney and Gayle Redford

July 9, 2017

I wouldn't begin to know what to say about Pete, and his and Wanda's influence on my life. There are so many stories that mean so much to me. So very many memories of the entire family. My sorry is great; my prayers are for you, Linda and Jimmy. Artie Adams Thrash

July 8, 2017

Thinking of Pete and all his family. Lots of great traveling memories with Pete, Patsy, and Linda. Our thoughts are with you.

Love, Susan & Wes

July 8, 2017

May God's loving kindness and comfort help you and your family through this very sad time Psalms 29:11

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