Raphael Durbin, age 101

Raphael Durbin, age 101 passed away on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at Ben Atchley Veterans Home.  He was a veteran of the United States Army who was a medic and worked in the lab during World War II.  Throughout his life he enjoyed working on cars and woodworking.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth Durbin; parents, John and Rose Durbin; several brothers and sisters.

He is survived by:

Children…………       Richard Durbin of Appomatox, VA

                                    John Durbin & wife Margie of VA

                                    Patricia Minnigh & husband Dennis of Myrtle Beach, SC

                                    Katherine Burns & husband David of Andersonville

10 Grandchildren

6 Great Grandchildren

1 Great Great Grandchild

Several nieces and nephews

The family will have a graveside service 2:00 pm, Thursday, July 2, 2020 at Grandview Memorial Garden with full military honors at graveside.  In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be made to Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation/ https://tunnel2towers.org/). Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements.  holleygamble.com

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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