EDGAR E. DURHAM, 93 ROCKFORD - Edgar E. Durham, 93, passed away at 11:00 a.m., Friday, October 4, 2013, in Rockford Memorial Hospital ER. He was born in Rockford on September 13, 1920, the son of Walter and Katie (Lee) Durham. He married Gladys Richardson in Rockford on January 27, 1945. She predeceased him in November of 1993. He was a former truck driver for Mott Bros., working 42 years before retiring in 1990. Edgar enjoyed fishing and spending time with his family. In later years he enjoyed gardening and was known for his fudge, peanut brittle, and apple pie. Survivors include his children, Shirley Edmonds of Rockford, Barb (Paul) Reed of Decatur, IL, Mary Jo (Spencer) Lafferty of Rockford, Toby (Pat) Durham of Rockford, Dale Durham of Rockford, Roger (Sherry) Durham of Rockford, and Paul Durham of Springdale, AR; 13 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; 3 brothers, Clyde, Ralph, and Harold Durham; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by 3 sisters and a brother. At his request, he will be cremated and no services are scheduled. Arrangements by Sundberg Funeral Home, Ltd., 215 N. Sixth St., Rockford, IL. Online condolences can be made at www.sundbergfh.com.
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Published in Rockford Register Star from Oct. 5 to Oct. 6, 2013