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1650. Dr. William C. DURHAM was born on 10 May 1919 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky.70,321,327 He died on 10 Jan 2014 in Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky. DURHAM, DR. WILLIAM C. MD, 94, of Louisville, passed away Friday, January 10, 2014.

He was born in Central City, KY, to the late Oscar and Ruth Durham, he is also preceded in death by his brother, Joe Durham, brother-in-law Bob Erbach, and sister-in-law, Jo Erbach.

Dr. Durham graduated from the University of Kentucky, and the University of Louisville School of Medicine. He did his internship in Norfolk, Va. Marine Hospital. His residency in OB-GYN at Chicago Lying In Hospital and Louisville General Hospital.

He served as a Captain in the U.S. Army during World War II. He entered private practice in OB-GYN in 1951. He practiced 38 years in St. Matthews. He was much loved by his family, admired by his patients, and delivered thousands of babies over his career.

He was a member of the American Medical Association, Kentucky Medical Association, Jefferson County Medical Society, American College of Surgeons, and the American Society of Colposcopy.

He was a member of St. Leonard Catholic Church.

He was an avid UofL football and basketball fan with season tickets to both for more than 50 years. He also quietly cheered for UofK.

He is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Virginia "Ginny" Durham; two sons, Darryl (Kelly), and Dale; his grandchildren, Adrienne Matson (Justin), Trevor Durham (Melissa) and Mallory Reese Durham; great-grandchildren, Camden and Audrey Matson and Hayden and Hailey Durham; his sister-in-law, Mamie Durham; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service 10 a.m. Thursday at Pearson's 149 Breckenridge Lane with burial to follow at Cave Hill Cemetery. Visitation 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at Pearson's.

Expressions of Sympathy may be made to the "Dale Durham Performing Arts Scholarship" at Our Lady of Providence High School, 707 Providence Way, Clarksville, IN, 47129, or St. Leonard Catholic Church, 440 Zorn Avenue, Louisville, KY, 40206.

Dr. William C. DURHAM and Virginia "Ginny" (UNKNOWN) were married. Dr. William C. DURHAM and Virginia "Ginny" (UNKNOWN) had the following children:

1947

i.

Darryl (Kelly) DURHAM.

1948

ii.

Dale DURHAM.