Celebrating the life of....Thomas Durant, Sr.
April 27, 1947 - October 18, 2021
Public Visitation: Friday, October 29, 2021 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Family Visitation: 23 Thomasville Drive, Thomasville, NC 27360
Graveside Service: Saturday, October 30, 2021
Holly Hill Memorial Park
401 W. Holly Hill Road, Thomasville, NC 27360
Thomas Durant Sr.’s life journey began on April 27, 1947. He was born in Pinewood, South Carolina to the late Ben James Durant and the late Carrie Huggins Durant.
Thomas received his education with in the Clarendon County school system in South Carolina. He later moved to Thomasville, North Carolina where he was employed by Grey Concrete and ended his tenure in 1983 and started working for Custom Finishers, Inc. in High Point, NC for 32 years, where he retired. While growing up in Pinewood, SC, Thomas met the love of his life Rebecca Kennedy Durant and married her on February 28, 1970. From their 51 years of marriage came four beautiful children (Treva, Natasha, Thomas Jr, and Nicole). Thomas enjoyed being around family, fishing, laughing, having a good time and people watching on the front porch.
On Monday, October 18, 2021, Thomas departed his earthly life when God called him home to be with the Lord.
Thomas was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Dianne Durant; two brothers, Raymond Durant, Sr. and Moses Durant.
Surviving his precious memories is his wife Rebecca K. Durant of the home; four children, Treva Durant Young of High Point, NC, Natasha Durant of Thomasville, NC, Thomas Durant, Jr. of Thomasville, NC and Nicole (Ben) Durant Hardaway of Atlanta, GA; five grandchildren, Natalya Young, Camden Young both of High Point, NC, Hiyatt Durant-Thomas, Adrianna Durant both of Thomasville, NC, and Seven Hardaway of Atlanta, GA; one sister, Sarah Green of Thomasville, NC; two brothers, James Durant and David Durant both of Thomasville, NC and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.