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SOUTH PEKIN ~ Fred A. Durr, 69, of South Pekin, passed away at 10:49 a.m. Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at his daughter’s home.

Born June 9, 1947 in Peoria to Louis and Joanne (Moody) Durr, he married Beverly Miller on May 16, 1969 in Peoria. 

Surviving are two daughters, Patricia Durr of South Pekin and Carrie Davis of Pekin; three sons, Fred Durr of Pekin, Tony (Jacqueline) Durr of South Pekin and Brian Durr of Pekin; two sisters, Marsha (John) Burnett of Peoria and Bobbi (Victor) Fernandez of Indiana, several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Fred was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, and one sister.

He worked as a truck driver for many years, retiring in 1996.

Fred liked to sing and listen to all kinds of music.  He loved going scrapping with his son.

His visitation will be from 2 to 3 p.m. Friday, December 2, 2016 at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.  There will be no services, cremation will be accorded following visitation.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Midwest Affiliate, 4722 North Sheridan Road, Peoria, IL 61614

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