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816 W. Broadway
PO Box 407
Winnsboro, TX 75494
Phone: 903-342-5211
Roger Durdin

Roger Dell Durdin

Sunday, November 12, 1944 - Monday, February 3, 2020
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Mr. Roger D. Durdin, age 75 of Mineola, passed away on Monday, February 3rd, 2020 at his home. He was born on November 12th, 1944 in Crockett, Texas to the late Eudell Durdin and Merkie Sims Durdin.

Roger served in the U.S. Air Force in Germany during the Vietnam War. Roger and Edie married in 1972 and spent many years over seas raising their family in Dubaii. Roger enjoyed traveling, tennis, fishing, square dancing, 4 wheeling, and line dancing. Roger was a sweet and loving husband, father, and PaPa who never met a stranger. He dearly loved his friends and family. Roger retired from Conoco as an offshore O.I.M. He was a member and church greeter of First Baptist Church in Mineola and former Sunday School teacher and Deacon at First Baptist Church of Broussard, LA. He was a former member of the American Legion and former board member of The Mineola Civic Center.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Brenda Duboise.
He is survived by his loving wife and best friend, Edith Durdin of Mineola. Two sons, Michael Durdin (and his wife, Richael) of Zebulon, NC and Russell Durdin (and his wife, Amelia) of Lafayette, LA. Two daughters, Jancy Fritz (and her husband Edward) of Argyle and Jessica Wene of Sulphur, LA. He is survived by two sisters, Beth Hill of Mineola and Deborah Morris of Houston. He was PaPa to: Grayson, Zach, and Katie Fritz; Raegan, Natalie, and Roger Durdin; Hailey, Jake, and Ava Wene; Asher, Allister, and Colette Durdin.

Visitation will be held on Friday, February 7th, 2020 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am at First Baptist Church - Mineola 204 N. Johnson St. Mineola, Texas 75773. Funeral Services will follow at 11:00 am at First Baptist Church - Mineola Bro. Phillip Casper conducting. Internment will be at New Hope Cemetery in Mineola, with Ed Fritz, Grayson Fritz, Don Clemons, Lloyd Stedman, Ronnie Hill and Larry Coker serving as pallbearers.
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  • Visitation

    Friday, February 7, 2020 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    Friday, February 7, 2020 10:00am - 11:00am
    First Baptist Church - Mineola
    204 N. Johnson St.
    Mineola, Texas 75773
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  • Service

    Friday, February 7, 2020 | 11:00am
    Friday, February 7, 2020 11:00am
    First Baptist Church - Mineola
    204 N. Johnson St.
    Mineola, Texas 75773
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Bro. Phillip Casper
  • Interment

    Friday, February 7, 2020 | 12:00pm
    Friday, February 7, 2020 12:00pm
    New Hope Cemetery
    Address Not Available
    Mineola, Texas 75773
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Ray Kunefke

Posted at 11:24am
Roger was a leader, respected and admired. I feel blessed to have known Roger, even for the short time we worked together in Dubai. May Heavenly Father bless and comfort his family and friends.
Ray Kunefke

Cindy Landry

Posted at 11:20am
Cindy Landry

I am so sorry for the loss of your father. You have my deepest sympathy and I will be praying for you and your family!

The Bunnell, Soyland and Long/Reid Families

Posted at 11:04am
We are so sorry for the loss of your sweet husband, father and papa. We are keeping you all in thoughts and prayer.
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Frank and Mavis Kirton

Posted at 10:17am
Sending heartfelt condolences to you and your family Edie. We are so very sorry for your loss of Roger. We trust your happy memories and your deep faith will carry you and help you through this extremely sad time.
With our deepest sympathy,
Mavis and Frank Kirton and Family

Paul Cunningham

Posted at 08:41am
So sorry to hear of Roger passing. I worked with him on the Magnolia project in Rockport (Aransas Pass). He was such a fine man. My condolences and prayers go out to you all.
Paul Cunningham, Willis, Texas

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