April 9, 2014

Jack Durham

— Mr. Jack Durham, 81, of Dalton, passed away Tuesday, April 8, 2014.

Jack was the son of the late Judson and Annie Griffin Durham, and he was preceded in death by his brothers, Charles Durham, Albert Durham and Jerry Durham.

He retired from the United States Air Force after 21 years of service and was a member of First Baptist Church. Jack also loved to play fastpitch softball.

He is survived by his wife, Sachiko Durham of Dalton; son and daughter-in-law, Dr. Jimmy and Meg Durham of Chattanooga, Tenn.; daughter and son-in-law, Jo-Ann and Scott Waldrop of Lawrenceville; grandchildren, Joshua Durham, Erica Durham, Emily Durham, Chase Durham and Rachel Waldrop; and nieces and nephews.

A private graveside service will be held for Mr. Durham.

The family will receive friends on Saturday from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in the atrium of First Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 827, Dalton, GA 30722-0827; or to RossWoods Adult Day Services, 1402 Walston Ave., Dalton, GA 30721.

Words of comfort may be sent to the family at

Love Funeral Home, 1402 N. Thornton Ave., Dalton (across from Hamilton Medical Center), is in charge of arrangements.

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