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C. Jerome "Boop" Durham

March 15, 2021

Obituary

C. Jerome “Boop” Durham passed away on Monday, March 15, 2021 at Mission Hospital. He was born on October 5, 1950 in Asheville, NC to the late Frank Reid and Eleanor Durham.

Jerome was a former employee of Square D Manufacturing.

He was preceded in death by wife, Ella Mae Durham; mother, Eleanor Durham; sisters, Lois Lindsey, Sarah Durham, Cora Baten, Barbara Shelby and Sheila Durham.

Left to cherish his memory are daughters, Shirmonicah Kelly and Nancina Boston; sisters, Stella Longshore and Elaine Durham; grandchildren, Taygan Caldwell and Jaylen Boston; 3 great-grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.

 Public viewing will be from 2:30-6:00 pm Tuesday, March 23, 2021 in the chapel of Ray Funeral & Cremation Service. Funeral service will be at 1:00 pm Wednesday, March 24, 2021 also in the chapel. Burial will follow at Violet Hill Cemetery. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, attendance will be limited to 50 people. Attendees must wear a face covering, sanitize hands and social distance. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to the Manna Food Bank.

Due to COVID, there will be no formal family visitations.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of C. Jerome "Boop" Durham, please visit our floral store.


Services

Viewing
Tuesday
March 23, 2021

2:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Ray Funeral And Cremation Service
1373 Sweeten Creek Rd.
Asheville, North Carolina 28803

Funeral Service
Wednesday
March 24, 2021

1:00 PM
Ray Funeral And Cremation Service
1373 Sweeten Creek Rd.
Asheville, North Carolina 28803

Burial

Violet Hill Cemetery
Hazel Mill Rd
Asheville, NC 28806

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