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Bobby Roy Durham Sr.


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Bobby Roy Durham Sr. of Roswell, NM passed away, Sunday, September 16, 2018 surrounded by the love of his family.

A Memorial Service for Bobby will be held at 3:00 PM, Thursday, September 20, 2018 at LaGrone Funeral Chapel with Pastor Norman Lucas of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness officiating.

Bobby was born December 5, 1939 in Roswell, NM to Melvin D. and Nora Durham. He married Della Mae Otte in 1969. Bobby loved his family and friends. He worked in the Automotive Industry; Durham Lincoln Mercury/Durham Ford, also owned and operated Durham Chevron on North Main for many years and owned and operated Child Day Care Center for several years. Bobby was a member of the Sheriffs’ Posse of Chaves County and Sierra Volunteer Fire Dept.

Bobby is survived by sister, Cyloma Durham Waggoner and husband Tom Waggoner of Roswell, NM; brother, Barney Durham and wife, Charlie of Albuquerque, NM; sister-in-law, Rebecca Durham of Ruidoso, NM; daughter, Carol Durham Hedgecock and son-in-law, Jack Hedgecock of Sanger, TX; son, Bobby Roy Durham Jr. and wife Dee Dee of Roswell, NM; step children, Kim and Mary Otte of Lake Buchanan, TX; Tommy and Tanya Hickman of Sanger, TX; grandchildren, Jessie Hedgecock of Sanger, TX; Roy Hedgecock and wife Devin of Sanger, TX, great granddaughter Lilian; great grandchildren, Keith and Eric Bradley of Roswell, NM; Kevin and Kayleigh Bradley of Roswell, NM; also many nieces and nephews.

Bobby was preceded in death by parents, Nora and Melvin Durham of Roswell, NM; brothers, Billy and wife, Jimmie Durham of Roswell, NM and Johnny Durham of Ruidoso, NM; nephews, Tommy Whitaker and Robin Wright of Roswell, NM; daughter, Sheryl Bradly and granddaughter, Cassandra.

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We will miss the good years he had and his sense of humor.

Arrangements are under the personal care of LaGrone Funeral Chapel. Online condolences may be made at www.lagronefuneralchapels.com