Robert Earl "Bobby" Durham

Robert Earl (Bobby) Durham passed from this life on September 18, 2016 in Lafayette, LA at the Lafayette General Hospital. Mr. Durham was retired from the United States Navy after serving for 20 years.  His rank at the time of retirement was Chief Petty Officer.  He last served on the USS Wisconsin.


Mr. Durham was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond and Catherine Delia Durham; one brother, Michael Wayne Durham; grandparents, Mr. & Mrs. S.F. Delia, Sr. and Mr. & Mrs. Raymond Durham.

He is survived by one daughter, Kristen Wrinkle and husband Jeremy of Ashdown, AR; two grandchildren, Abigail and Aubrey Jo Wrinkle; one brother, David Durham and Charla of DeRidder, LA; one sister, Patti Mayo and Brent of Fernandina Beach, FL; five nieces and nephews – Jason Durham, Jeremy Durham, Jamie Broussard, Justin Mayo, and Joshua Mayo; twelve great nieces and nephews; three aunts, Marian Delia Burns and Van of Houston, TX, Frances Delia Crawford of DeRidder, LA, Charlotte Delia DeLoach of West Monroe, LA; a host of cousins and a multitude of close friends considered family.


Visitation was held on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 from 6:00-9:00 pm at Myers Colonial Funeral Home in DeRidder, LA.  Visitation will resume on Wednesday at Myers Colonial from 9:00 am until noon with the funeral service to follow at 1:00 pm at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in DeRidder.  Burial will immediately follow at the Beauregard Cemetery.

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