James Brent Durbin, affectionately known to all as “Durbo” passed away at home of a massive heart attack on April 10, 2021, at age 62.
Brent was the owner and operator of The Albertville Funeral Home, Downtown. His career spanned 46 years in various Southern funeral homes. He graduated mortuary school in Kentucky.
He was an avid aviator and Auburn football fan, and a long-standing member of The Rotary Club and The Auburn Club.
He is survived by his loving wife, Sue Templeton Durbin of Albertville; two treasured children, Stacie Hutchison (Tim) of Ball Ground, GA and Grant Corhern (Anna Wesley) of Birmingham; and his greatest joys, four grandchildren, Wells and Graeme Hutchison, and Hunter and Mary Nelson Corhern.
A native of Shelbyville, TN he was preceded in death by his parents, Hobart and Jean Durbin of Shelbyville, TN; and one sibling, Bruce Durbin of Tampa, Florida.
Funeral arrangements were handled by The Albertville Funeral Home, Downtown. A visitation and celebration of life were Thursday, April 15.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Brent Durbin Aviation Fund c/o Albertville Funeral Home at 125 West Main Street Albertville, Alabama.