Obituary for James H. Durbin
James H. Durbin
Aug. 12, 1920
March 5, 2017
James Hamilton Durbin, 96, of Sparks Nevada, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 5, 2017 at Morningstar Retirement Home.
Born in Opheim, Montana on August 12, 1920 to Charles and Rachel Durbin, he lived most of his life in California and Nevada. James was a wonderful husband, father and friend.
After serving in the Marines in World War 2, he worked for many years at Mead Products in the California Bay Area, and then retired to Oregon with his wife, Irene.
They then moved to Gardnerville, Nevada where they enjoyed many happy years. James enjoyed woodworking, the San Francisco Giants, playing Keno, and spending time with his children and grandchildren.
James is survived by his wife of 67 years, Irene and his children and grandchildren; daughter, Janice and son-in-law Steven of Saratoga, California, son, Chuck and daughter-in-law Sandy of Vacaville, California, and daughter, Victoria and son-in-law David of Livermore, California.
He dearly loved all of his grandchildren; Courtney, Kelley, Amanda, Cody, Dalton, Vince, and Janelle. He was a wonderful grandfather to all of them. We will dearly miss this wonderful man.
Services will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at the Sacramento Valley National Cemetery in Dixon, California.