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James Clifton Durham

July 30, 1938 ~ May 20, 2022 (age 83)


James Clifton “Bull” Durham, 83, of Chattanooga, passed away May 20, 2022, at Soddy Daisy Healthcare. He was a union painter for many local contractors and TVA. He retired from TVA after 25 plus years. He was a member of St. Jude Catholic Church. Clifton was a graduate of Notre Dame High School and attended the University of Chattanooga. He was a member of the famous Hamilleers Music Group that played many years at the Mountain Opry. He was an “honorary” fishing pro at Camp Columbus. He served in the Army Reserve (USA Garrison 3397th).

He was preceded in death by his parents, Woodrow and Martha B. Durham.

Survivors include his cousins: Kathy Lewis of Acworth, GA, Martha Brown of Chattanooga, TN and Buford Ashley of Soddy-Daisy, TN; special friends, Mark Stolpmann and Jim Day of Chattanooga.
Visitation will be 11:00-1:00 PM, Saturday, May 28, 2022 at Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace, with a graveside service to follow at 1:30 at Chattanooga Memorial Park, with Father Charlie Burton officiating.

Memorials may be made to Notre Dame High School or St. Jude Hospital.

Arrangements entrusted to Lane Funeral Home, 601 Ashland Terrace, Chattanooga, TN 37415 423-877-3524

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