November 23, 2021

Mr. Elmer D. (Buddy) Durham, 81, of Thomson, Georgia, entered into eternal rest on November 20, 2021 at the Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home, Augusta, Georgia.

Mr. Durham was born on September 23, 1940, in Big Stone Gap, Virginia, where he lived until joining the Army at age 18. He spent the next 26 years in service to his country before retiring as a Master sergeant. His survivors include his wife of 29 years, Marsha Durham; his children, John, Deanna and Lori; six grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and fur babies Peanut and Schatzi, all of whom he loved very much.

The family would like to thank the staff of Stevens Park Nursing Home, Dr. Richard Sam’s and the staff of the Georgia War Veteran’s Nursing Home for the compassion and care given to Buddy.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 23 at the residence of Mrs. Marsha Durham, 168 Devonshire Drive, Thomson, Georgia 30824. Please visit www.beggsfuneralhome.net to sign the family’s personal guestbook.

Beggs Funeral Home, Thomson, Georgia is honored to serve the family of Mr. Elmer D. (Buddy) Durham.