James Edward Durham as he was fondly called "Poonie" was born on April 9, 1937 to the late William Durham and the late Mabel Durham. He departed this life on June 16, 2022.
James was born and raised in Wayne County, N.C. He graduated from Dillard High School. James worked at Cherry Hospital for 30 years. He also had the first Black Lounge and was in a singing group.
James was raised in the church and attended St. Luke Church of Christ Disciples of Christ (Elder David L. Williams). James loved the Lord and his family.
James was a loving husband. He was loved by all who knew him and will surely be missed.
James was preceded in death by his parents William Durham and Mabel Durham.
He leaved to cherish his precious memories to his wife Khein S. Durham of Goldsboro, NC; three children James Durham, Sr. (Doris) of New Jersey, Michael Durham (Sharon) of Maryland and Reginald Durham (Deliria) of Maryland; six grandchildren, five great grandchildren and a host of relatives and friends.