BOWLING GREEN, KY - John Winfield (Duck) Durrwachter, age 66, of Bowling Green, passed away peacefully with dignity, and with his family beside him Thursday, November 15, 2012 at Hospice of Southern KY in Bowling Green.
A native of St. Louis, MO. he was born February 26, 1946 to the late Douglas C. Durrwachter and Mary Volene Shoemaker who precedes him. He is also preceded in death by his brother Ron Durrwachter.
He is survived by his wife of 27 years Virginia Giny Durrwachter, Bowling Green; son, Michael Durrwachter, St. Louis, MO.; daughters, Kara Balassi, husband Erio, St. Louis, MO., Kali Durrwachter, and Michelle Durrwachter both of Troy, IL.; two step sons; Richard Mann, wife Pia,Germany, and Marty Eubanks, wife Laura, Bowling Green, 7 grandchildren, Robby Halbman, Andy Eubanks, & Haley Eubanks, all of Bowling Green, Remi Mann, Germany, Cassia Rath, Hollywood, CA, Alexa Durrwachter, St. Louis, MO, and McKenzie Kernan, Troy, IL; a nephew, Guy Durrwachter, his best friend Ted Inman, and fishin’ partner Judy Lisak.
Duck was a veteran of the United States Army serving in Vietnam as a Tank Commander. He is also a member of the VFW, a former employee of General Motors, and was an avid golfer. Duck has battled cancer since 1980 and has beaten it every time. Duck you will always and forever be in our hearts and memories.
Funeral is Monday, November 19, 2012 at 10:00 AM at J. C. Kirby & Son Lovers Lane Chapel. Burial will follow in the Massey Lyles Cemetery in Paris, TN. Visitation will begin Sunday, November 18 from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the J. C. Kirby & Son Lovers Lane Chapel, and on Monday at the funeral home from 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m.
Expressions of sympathy can be made to Hospice of Southern KY 5872 Scottsville Road Bowling Green, KY. 42104
Arrangements entrusted to J. C. Kirby & Son Lovers Lane Chapel.
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