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Howard Durham, 92, Campbellsville, KY (1930-2023)

Howard Durham of Campbellsville died at 5:00 A.M. on Monday, February 6, 2023. He was 92 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 11amET on Wednesday, February 8, 2023 at Lowell Avenue Baptist Church, 420 Lowell Ave, Campbellsville, KY, officiated by Rev. David Griesemer. Burial will follow in Brookside Cemetery, with full military honors by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard.

Visitation will be held from 5pmET until 8pmET on Tuesday, February 7, 2023, and from 7amET until 8:30amET on Wednesday, February 8, 2023, at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Ave., Campbellsville, KY.

Visitation will continue from 9amET until the time of the service on Wednesday, February 8, 2023 at Lowell Avenue Baptist Church.

Howard Durham, son of the late Lee Durham and Frances Bailey Durham, was born March 20, 1930, in McLean County, Illinois.

He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Lowell Avenue Baptist Church, where he was a founding deacon and a Sunday School teacher.

Howard served his country honorably in the United States Navy and was a retired employee of Fruit of the Loom. He enjoyed fishing and traveling. He loved his family and the Lord.

He united in marriage to Rachel Nelson July 4, 1953.

Besides his wife, Rachel Durham of Campbellsville, Howard is survived by one son and one daughter: Howard Durham, and wife, Carolyn of Campbellsville and Mazetta Harden and husband, Frank of Somerset; four grandchildren: Johnathon Durham and wife, Tesla and Amanda West and husband, Jeremy of Campbellsville, Chasidy Clements and husband, Charles of Bradfordsville and Nathaniel Harden and wife, Whitney of Somerset; ten great-grandchildren: Isabella Harden, Ava Harden, Adaline Harden, Anthony Clements, Nicholas Clements, Sierra Clements, Forrest Durham, Gavin West, Grant West and Elliot West; a sister, Judy Murphy of Campbellsville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.

He was also preceded in death by two sisters: Martha Burress and Betty Carol Hall.

Expressions of sympathy requested to be donations to gideon Bibles And may be made at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Howard Durham, 92, Campbellsville, KY (1930-2023)

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