Jamestown – George Russell “Russ” Durbin, 80, passed away peacefully at his residence on Friday, July 24, 2020.
Russ was born in Wolfdale, PA on April 23, 1940 to the late George Russell Durbin and Mary Ella Topolsky Durbin. In addition to his parents, a sister, Sharon Huston, also preceded him in death
Russ was a devoted husband to his wife of 60 years, loving father and cherished being “Pap-Pap” to all of his grandchildren. He worked for 43 years as a computer programmer with the same company as it changed names from Western Electric, AT&T and Lucent Technologies. His hobbies included a good round of golf and bowling. He worked hard and enjoyed his leisure time with family and friends.
Those who will cherish Russ’ memory are his wife, Cathy Durbin; children, David Durbin and wife, Linda of Ohio, Nancy Lange and husband, Richard of Ohio; sister, Kathy Durbin of Ohio; sisters-in-law, Mattie Headley and husband, Tom of West Virginia, Sandy Fuller and husband Mike of Ohio; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Greeting of Friends will be from 1:00 until 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 26, 2020 at Cumby Family Funeral Service at 1015 Eastchester Drive in High Point.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 7027 Albert Pick Road. Suite 104, Greensboro NC 27409; American Diabetes Association, 1300 Baxter Street, Suite 150, Charlotte NC 28204 or to the charity of your choice.
Remembrances and condolences may be shared on Russ’ tribute page.
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