James Durr

James R. "Jimmy" Durr

1954 - 2024

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James Robert Durr, 69, of North Hanover New Jersey, passed in his sleep on the morning of April 5th. A lifelong Sykesville resident born in 1954 to Herman Durr Jr. and Marguerite Driber Durr, a dairying family. James harbored a passion for nature from a young age. A student of the woods, with keen appreciation of beauty often unperceived, he learned to make a living by the land’s bounty. From nothing, by workmanship unmatched James built a farming enterprise that spans over one thousand acres. A pillar of his community James served as mayor of North Hanover New Jersey with heartfelt devotion to his home and community. The earth trembled in honor of his departure. James is survived by his wife Lisa, sons Zachary, Jacob, Daniel, and James, and daughter Casey. A Viewing is to commence at his home, located at 625 Monmouth Road, Wrightstown NJ at 4:00 PM, Sunday April 7th and is open to all who wish to attend. Burial will take place at Sykesville Presbyterian/Platsburg Church Cemetery 661 Monmouth Road Wrightstown, NJ on Friday, April 12, 2024 at 4:00pm. All are welcome to attend, please meet at the church. All arrangements are under the direction of Tilghman Funeral Home, New Egypt.


4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sunday, April 7, 2024
Family Residence
625 Monmouth Road
Wrightstown, New Jersey, United States

Burial Service

4:00 pm
Friday, April 12, 2024
Sykesville/Platsburg Church Cemetery
661 Monmouth Road
Wrightstown/ No. Hanover Twp., New Jersey, United States
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1954 - 2024

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