Jaycee "Jay" Lee Durham

August 11, 1948 - October 7, 2021

Jaycee “Jay” Lee Durham, 73, of Owensboro, passed away Thursday, October 7, 2021 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born August 11, 1948 in Greenville to the late Lester and Dorothy Taylor Durham. Jay was an electrician for Armstrong Coal Company and was a U.S. Army veteran. Some of Jay’s enjoyments were fishing, gardening, UK Wildcats, and his family.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Jessica Witt; son, David Forgy; daughter, Angel Durham; stepson, Clinton Vance, and brother-in-law, Doug Cavender.

He is survived by his loving wife, Kathi Durham; daughter, Leslie Minton (Chris); stepson, Joshua Vance (Tina); eight grandchildren, MaKayla & Madison Minton, Sonnie Witt, Isaiah, Kaleb, and Hailee Morris, Breanna & Brenden Vance; two sisters, Rhonda Cavender of Owensboro and Tessa Midkiff (Steve) of McDermott, Ohio; brother, Gary Durham (Becky) of Beaver Dam; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Tuesday in the chapel at James H. Davis Funeral Home & Crematory. Private family only burial will be at Sunnyside Cemetery, Beaver Dam, with military honors. Visitation is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Ohio County High School Fishing Team, 1400 S. Main Street, Hartford, KY 42347.