MELVIN DURHAM JR.March 22nd, 2020 | Paid Obituary
Melvin Henry Durham, Jr. passed away Thursday, March 19, 2020 in Simms, Texas. He was 65. Melvin was born May 25, 1954, in Naples, Texas, to Melvin Durham, Sr. and Helen Taylor Durham. He was a retired Road Grader with Bowie County and formerly in the Timber Industry. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Ronnie Durham; a sister, Mary Helen Durham; and a granddaughter, Ashley Fulton. He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Sherri and Jason Sloan of Odessa, Texas; a son, Wayne Nichols of Houston, Texas; a sister, Melba Sue Durham of Lubbock, Texas; 5 grandchildren, Dustin Baskett, Tori Baskett, Kelsie Slider, Vanessa Nichols and Daniel Nichols; and numerous other relatives and friends. Private Family Services will be carried out under the direction of Bates Family Funeral Home in De Kalb, Texas. Interment will follow at Sand Hill Cemetery in Simms, Texas. Online Registration at www.batesfamilyfuneralhome.com.