John James Durkin III


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John James Durkin III
1958-2023

We are sad to announce the passing of John James Durkin III, of Palm Coast, Florida. He passed away at the age of 65 on Monday, July 24th.

John was born on January 21st, 1958 to John James Durkin Jr. and Anna Elizabeth (Aus) Durkin in Dundalk, MD. After John graduated from Dunwoody High School (Atlanta) in 1976 he went on to study Business Administration at the University of Georgia (GO DAWGS) and Georgia State University.

After graduating, he had a very successful career in IT Sales until he retired in 2018.

In 1989, he met Gail in Detroit while working for Inacom. John and Gail moved to Omaha in 1991, where they raised their 2 children, Sean and Timothy, made many friends and lived there for 26 years.

John would spend his time with family and friends, cooking gourmet meals, golfing, traveling, and enjoying a cocktail on his dock.

Once retired, John and Gail made their retirement home in Palm Coast, Florida, where they welcomed 3 grandchildren into their lives. John would spend his time with family and friends, cooking gourmet meals, golfing, traveling, and enjoying a cocktail on his dock. He also had a vast collection of toys that brought him joy, including his boat, jet skis, corvette, and mini dirt bike.

John was predeceased by his mother. He is survived by his wife Gail, his sons Sean and Tim (& Megan), his grandchildren Noah, Parker and Brooklyn, his father John (& Judy), and his sister Kathy (& Bob).

A church visitation for John was held Tuesday, August 1, 2023 at St Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church.

John was laid to rest in Flagler Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in John’s memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and Fisher House Foundation.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.craigflaglerpalms.com for the Durkin family.

DONATIONS:
In lieu of flowers, contributions in John’s memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and Fisher House Foundation.



 

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