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Eddie "Possum" Durham of Deer Lodge, TN

November 6, 1957 ~ March 10, 2020 (age 62)


Eddie Lee “Possum” Durham, age 62 of Deer Lodge passed away March 10, 2020 at his home surrounded by his family.  Eddie worked for 25 years hanging cable and 8 years for Cobb Vantress.  He loved deer hunting and going fishing but most of all he loved spending time with his wife, children and grandchildren.  He was a loving and caring husband, father and “papaw”.


He is preceded in death by his parents, Hershel and Josephine Durham; brothers, Roland, Ronald and Roger Durham; sisters, Rosalee Durham and Wilma Durham; sister-in-law, Bonnie Durham.


He is survived by his wife of 29 years, Dennise Durham of Deer Lodge; sons, Eddie Kilby and Dwayne Durham both of Deer Lodge; daughters, Kayla (Justin) Vaughn of Nashville and Amanda Wright of Jamestown; grandchildren, Justin and Nash Vaughn, Blake Kilby, Blake Delk, Dustin and Jaxon Wright, and Ismayla Martynowiez; brothers, Reed (Bonnie) Durham, Nolan Durham both of Mt. Juliet, Dave (Betty) Durham of Kingsberry, Indiana; sisters, Peggy (Gary) Morgan of Sunbright, Rhonda (Tom) Biddle of Wartburg, Joann (Teddy) Hawn of Frankford Community and a host of nieces, nephews and special friends.


The family will receive friends Friday, March 13, 2020 at Schubert Funeral Home in Wartburg from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.  Funeral service will be Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at the Chestnut Ridge Community Church with Bro. Doug Morgan and Bro. Wayne Matthews officiating.  Interment will follow in the Union Grove Cemetery in Sunbright.



Schubert Funeral Home is honored to serve the family Eddie Lee Durham.

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March 13, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Schubert Funeral Home/Wartburg
1318 Knoxville Hwy
Wartburg, TN 37887

Funeral Service
March 14, 2020

11:00 AM
Chestnut Ridge Community Church
Chestnut Ridge Community
Deer Lodge, TN 37726

Interment following funeral service
March 14, 2020

Union Grove Church Cemetery
Coon Hollow Rd.
Sunbright, TN 37872

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