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William David Durrett Jr.

April 29, 1938 January 25, 2018
William David Durrett  Jr.
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Funeral services for William David Durrett Jr. will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 28, 2018, at Plainview Baptist Church with Wesley Farris and Reverends Wayne Chance and Daniel Lowe officiating. Burial will follow in the Plainview Cemetery.
Visitation will begin at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 27th at Plainview Baptist Church.
Mr. Durrett was born on April 29, 1938, in Peason, LA and passed away on January 25, 2018, at the age of 79. He was a 1957 graduate of Plainview High School. Mr. Durrett worked on the Toledo Bend Dam, built bridges in Shreveport, and worked in a steel mill in Fort Worth, TX before working many years at Boise Cascade. He enjoyed working in his garden, tending his animals, and singing. Being a friendly person, Mr. Durrett never met a stranger. Most of all, he loved spending time with his family.
Preceding Mr. Durrett in death were his parents, William David Durrett Sr. and Ruby Mae Wilson Durrett; a sister, Juanita Faircloth; and a brother, J.W. Durrett.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 46 years, Eula Chance Durrett
Daughter: Meredith Marie Durrett and Colt Layfield of Many, LA
Sons: David “Neil” Durrett and wife Jennifer of Hornbeck, LA and Joshua Travis “J.T.” Durrett and Fallon Armstrong of Many, LA
Daughter-in-law: Abigail Carline Durrett of Many, LA
Brothers: Russell Durrett of Plainview, LA and Dwight Durrett and wife Teresa of Plainview, LA
Sisters: Betty Broussard and husband Leroy of Iota, LA and Linda Ulmer and husband “Mel” of Magee, MS
Grandchildren: John Camden “J.C.” Durrett, Nathan Lee Durrett, Allie Grace Durrett, and Raeleigh Windsor
and a host of extended family.
Pallbearers will be Heath Smith, Jared Knippers, Landon Brown, David Mouhot, Jon Parker, Oliver Woodham, Andrew Ulmer, Bennett Brown, and Kevin Sigler.
Honorary pallbearers will be Richard Knippers, Ronnie Knippers, Michael Smith, Ray Knippers, Kyle Knippers, Raymond Keele, Logan Brown, Lowell Brown, Ty Knippers, J.C. Durrett, Nathan Durrett, George “Man” Coward, Cody Knippers, James Ulmer, Jacob Edwards, Tristan Crocker, and Quintan Crocker.
The family wishes to extend a special thank you to Hospice of Leesville, especially Keva and Dianna, for their wonderful care.
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5:00 PM 1/27/2018 5:00:00 PM
Plainview Baptist Church

7846 Plainview Road
Hornbeck, LA 71439

Plainview Baptist Church
7846 Plainview Road Hornbeck 71439 LA
United States





2:00 PM 1/28/2018 2:00:00 PM
Plainview Baptist Church

7846 Plainview Road
Hornbeck, LA 71439

Plainview Baptist Church
7846 Plainview Road Hornbeck 71439 LA
United States

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Plainview Baptist Church Cemetery Final Resting Place

7846 Plainview Road
Hornbeck, LA 71439

7846 Plainview Road Hornbeck 71439 LA
United States

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