Shelby Thomas Durm

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Shelby Thomas Durm, 45, of Cassville, passed away Saturday, May 2, 2015, in Mercy Hospital, Cassville.

He was born Jan. 30, 1970, in Cassville, the son of Lee Smiley. On Aug. 18, 2012, he was united in marriage to Dorothea Nelson, who survives.

Additional survivors include: two daughters, Kasey Durm and Sarah Durm, both of Cassville; one son, John Nelson, of Cassville; two brothers, Jonathan Durm, of Gun Barrel City, Texas, and Gary Durm, of Monett; one sister, Tami L. Hood, of Carthage.

He graduated from Sam Houston High School in Arlington, Texas. On March 30, 1987, he joined the U.S. Coast Guard and served until March 28, 1991. For the last 10 years, he was employed for Ball & Prier at Golden. Funeral services were held May 6 in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Pastor Frank Smith conducted the services. Burial with military honors was at Oak Hill Cemetery, Cassville. Escorts were the Patriot Riders.

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