John Martin “Marty” Durrant, 62, of Satsuma, passed from this life on Friday, September 14, 2018 at his home following an extended illness. Born in Palatka, Marty was a lifelong resident of Putnam County and graduated from Crescent City High School in 1974. He had worked several places over the years including 4 years as a fabricator with Hutchinson Welding, many years with Watkins Construction and years ago he worked at Hunter Fernery. Marty was a Baptist. In his leisure time, he enjoyed shooting, fishing, plants and animals and cooking. Marty was also a “family man” and took advantage of every opportunity to spend time with his family.
He was preceded in death by his father, John E. “Jack” Durrant.
Marty is survived by his wife of 36 years, Mary Durrant of Satsuma, 4 sons, David Durrant (Stephanie) of Satsuma, Justin Blanks (Carol) of Satsuma, Robert Linville Durrant (Amber) of Winter Haven and Zachary Durrant of Satsuma, mother, Nancy Durrant, a sister, JoAnn Woodard of Satsuma, 11 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren and numerous cousins, aunts and uncles.
Services celebrating Marty’s life will be at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at Johnson-Overturf Chapel in Palatka with Bro. Ricky Bybee officiating. Burial will follow at Satsuma Cemetery. The family received friends Monday from 5-7 P.M. at Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka.
Flowers are gratefully accepted or memorial donations may be sent to Haven Hospice Roberts Care Center, 6400 St. Johns Ave., Palatka, FL 32177.
Memories and condolences may be expressed to the family at Marty’s Book of Memories Page at www.johnsonoverturffunerals.com.
Arrangements are entrusted to Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka.
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