Hugh D. Durham, Sr.

May 28, 1937 ~ December 16, 2020 (age 83)


Mr. Hugh Durham, Sr., age 83, of Gretna, VA, passed away on Wednesday, December 16, 2020 at his residence.

He was born on May 28, 1937, in Pittsylvania County, VA, to the late Charlie Henry Durham and Mary Elizabeth “Bessie” Scott Durham.

Before his retirement, Mr. Durham worked as a plumber in Miami Florida and was a member of Local 519.

He is survived by his sons, Hugh D. Durham, Jr. and his wife, Mercy and Stephen B. Durham and his wife, Sara, all of Gretna, VA; grandchildren, Wesley Durham, of Ft. Myers, Fla; Crystal Durham, of Iowa; Natalie Durham, of Gretna; and Kyle Durham, of Gretna.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Durham was predeceased by his wife, Sarah M. Durham and brothers, Eugene Henry Durham and Bruce W. Durham.

Gravesides services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, December 21, 2020 at Schoolfield Cemetery with Dr. Charles Scearce officiating.

Due to Covid restrictions, social distancing and mask are required.

Barker Funeral Home is respectfully serving the Durham family. 

Please sign the guestbook at,, and

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Hugh D. Durham, Sr., please visit our floral store.


You can still show your support by sending flowers directly to the family, or by planting a memorial tree in the memory of Hugh D. Durham, Sr.
© 2021 Swicegood-Barker Funeral Services. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy