Jesse Lewis Durbin, 67, of St. Marys passed away Sunday, February 19, 2017 at Southeast Georgia Health System in Brunswick.
Born December 19, 1949 in Salem, Oregon, he was the son of the late Warren and Pansy Durbin. He was also preceded in death by four brothers and three sisters.
Jesse was a Hospital Corpsman in the United States Navy, and served his country honorably retiring with 24 years of service. He was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Kings Bay, and was a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather, and great-grandfather.
Survivors include his wife, Susan E. Durbin of St. Marys; daughters, Tina Frank (Eric) of St. Marys, Aimee Donahue (Jim) of Kingsland, and Jessie Durbin of St. Marys; son, Jonathan Durbin of St. Marys; brother, Charles Durbin, Sr. (Therese) of Salem, OR; sister, Theresa Wallace of Eufaula, OK; seven grandchildren, Michael Frank (Morgan), Anthony Frank, Kimberlin Frank, Ashly Gentile (Jeffrey), Abigail Donahue, Robert Donahue, and Rafael Fernandez; four great grandchildren, Dresden, Daniel, Lucas, and Cole; two Godchildren, Matt Durbin, and Margaret Schlag; several nieces and nephews.
A Funeral Mass will be held Thursday, March 2nd at St. Francis of Assisi Kings Bay at 11:15 am with Fr. Ray Leonard, Fr. Stephen Gergel and Fr. John Kaul officiating. The family will receive friends at Allison Memorial Chapel Wednesday March 1st, from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm.
An Entombment will be held Monday, March 6th at Belcrest Memorial Park in Salem, Oregon, with full military honors.
The family requests memorial contributions in memory of Jesse L. Durbin be made to the American Heart Association.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.