Raymond L. Durham

December 23, 1948 - July 2, 2021

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Raymond L. Durham, 72, of Mechanicsburg passed away on July 2, 2021 in his home surrounded by his loving family.

He was born December 23rd, 1948 in Plumwood, OH the son of Leonard and Mable (Gallimore) Durham. Ray retired from International Harvester after 30 years of service. He proudly served his country in the United States Army during Vietnam. Ray enjoyed golf, fishing which he holds the Ohio State Record of a Hybrid Sunfish that he caught in 2003, old cars, attending car shows, watching his grandchildren grow and play sports, as well as going to the casino with family and friends.

Ray is survived by his loving wife, Judith A. (Bard) Durham; daughter, Valerie (Tim) Deady; son, Tim (Kathy) Durham; four grandchildren; two great grandchildren as well as many nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

Following his wishes his body will be cremated and there will be no services.

The family is being served by SKILLMAN, MCDONALD, VERNON FUNERAL HOME

Memorial contributions may be made to Ohio's Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington Ave., Dayton, Ohio 45420, www.ohioshospice.org or Mechanicsburg Marching Band, 60 High Street, Mechanicsburg, Ohio 43044.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.


Danny Gaver - Jul 13, 2021
Ramey was a true friend, we played a lot of ball together and I’ll truly miss all the good times and conversations we had. It’s with a heavy heart that I say goodbye my good friend but we will be together again one day.
Bonnie Lee - Jul 6, 2021
Our prayers are with you and the family
Brian Latham & Amy Latham - Jul 6, 2021
Dear Tim, Judy & Valerie & family: I would like to offer my heartfelt condolences to all of you in this time of need. I know this is a truly tough time for all of you because I lost my dad in December. My thoughts & prayers are with you as you struggle through these tough times. I always remember that Raymond was at almost every game that Tim played I don’t ever recall him missing a game. May God be with you as you go through these tough times. Take care. Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life.The one who believe in me will live, even though they die;-John 11:25
Henry Zimmerman - Jul 4, 2021
"My Thought's & Prayer's" go Out to Judy, & Valerie, & Tim. I am So So Sorry to hear of your Loss of Raymond Your Husband, Father, & Grandfather, in the Family. Ray was a Good Man always liked him & his Family. May "GOD" Come into your Heart's & help you through the Coming Day's. And May Ray be at R.I.H. For Eternity. My Heart goes out to you Judy, & Valerie, & Tim & the Extended Families. Love & Hug's Ya-Friend Zimmie
Deborah & Robert Aranda - Jul 3, 2021
Our deepest condolences to the family so sad to hear of Rameys passing we had some good times as neighbors .Irene said to tell you she is sad to hear about Ramey too prayers 🙏

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