DURR ~ Tony was born November 26, 1959 (Thanksgiving Day) in Gainesville, Florida, to the late Willie and Clara Durr. He departed this life Thursday, August 8, 2019, at his home.
Tony attended Duval County Public Schools in Jacksonville Florida; the last school he attended was his neighborhood school, Jean Ribault Senior High School. He worked at various jobs during his career in the areas of construction and as a laborer. Tony was very proud of his work, operating various machines, doing highway work. He retired on disability, February 2016.
Tony loved his community and the tenants at his apartment, Hogan’s Creek Apartments. He was well thought of and respected as a responsible resident at Hogan’s Creek.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Willie and Clara Durr; his oldest brother, Lorenza Durr; his oldest sister, Helen Durr; and his youngest sister, Kathy Durr Knight.
Tony is survived by his only child, Andrew Keith Miller (Jessica); grandsons, Andrew, Jawaun, Anthony and Aaron; brother, Pervis Durr (Priscilla); sisters, Paula Durr James (Mark), Pamela Durr Boone (Marvin); nephews, Tarico, Christopher, Corey, Nehemiah, Lorenza, Ombey, Aruba and Eric; nieces, Shandra, Latrece, Denise, Kimberly, Shawanda, Erika and Kia; a host of great nephews, great nieces, cousins and friends; including special friends, Dareen Brown, Kenny Jackson and Marvin (ML).
Celebration of Life Service for Tony DeJuan Durr will be 10:00 AM Saturday, August 17, 2019, 5065 Soutel Drive. Family will receive friends Friday from 5 – 7 PM at the Soutel Chapel. Interment at Pine Hill Cemetery, High Springs Florida. Because of the love of his family arrangements entrusted to J. E. Fralin & Sons Funeral & Cremation Services, 904.924.9400