Frank “Moose” Durbin


    Frank “Moose” Durbin of St. James Missouri, passed away February 28, 2021 at the age of 73 years.


    Frank loved music, stories, basketball, diving, golf, fly fishing, movies, racing, casinos and traveling around the world.
    From his birth and youth in St. James, Missouri to his college days at Drury, to his teaching days with Springfield Public Schools, to his State Farm Insurance agency in Hermann, Springfield and Buffalo, Missouri to his time doing TESOL in Iraq, he made friends everywhere he went.
    He was preceded in death by his mother, Eileen Durbin.
    He is survived by his sons, Kelly and Jaclyn Durbin of Springfield, Missouri and Sean and Jessica Durbin of Newport Beach, California; grandchildren, Helena, Henry, Hudson, Finley and Jack; brothers, Steve and Ron; sisters, Verna, Judy and Theresa; other relatives and friends.
    An indoor/outdoor “Celebration of Life” visitation was held from 4-6 p.m. on Monday, March 8, 2021 at the Lake Springfield Boathouse facility.
    Memorial visitation was held at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, March 12, 2021 at the James & Gahr Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.
    Private graveside interment was held at 2 p.m. at the Asher Cemetery.
    Arrangements under the direction of the James & Gahr Mortuary in St. James, Missouri.