Alvin Billy Durboraw, 88, passed away Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013. Memorial service: Noon, Saturday, Feb. 16, at Biggers Funeral Chapel. Memorials: In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests donations to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kan. 66675 or the Humane Society of North Texas Waggin' Tails Adoption Center, 1840 E. Lancaster, Fort Worth, Texas 76103. Al was born July 6, 1924, in Gothenburg, Neb., to C.R. and Sarah Dawson Durboraw. He was a member of the Second Marine Division, where he earned his Purple Heart
in the battle of Tarawa. After the war, he attended TCU, where he earned his degree. He was a devoted Christian, strong, and loving, and the most positive man one will ever meet. He was truly the greatest father a child could ever have, and we, as his daughter and sons were blessed to have him as our dad. He will forever be missed in our daily lives, but will remain in our hearts forever. "You were a great man, "Charlie Brown!" Survivors: Daughter, April Durboraw; sons, Barry Durboraw, Van Durboraw and his wife, Julie; grandchildren, Morgan and Murphey Durboraw; two nieces.