Grover Dalon Durham, 77, of Roaring River passed away Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019, at his home. Mr. Durham was born June 15, 1942, in Wilkes County to Grover and Cooper Jolly Durham.

He graduated from Appalachian State University with a master’s degree in biology. He was a former school teacher and assistant principal, and was working in maintenance for the school system at the time of his death.

Surviving are his son, Victor Durham of Roaring River; a brother, Wallace Durham and spouse, Dinah, of Roaring River; and his uncle, Ivan Dameron and spouse, Ruth, of North Wilkesboro.

Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, at Durham Family Cemetery in Roaring River.

The family has requested no flowers. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tenn. 38105-9956.

Miller Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made at

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