James Oliver DuRant, 74, of Fayetteville

James Oliver DuRant, 74, of Fayetteville, GA and Florence, SC passed away August 17, 2010.

Mr. DuRant was a retired Air Traffic Controller, and he had served his country in the U.S.A.F. Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Theresa DuRant; son, James A. (Andy) DuRant of Forest Park, GA.; brothers David DuRant Jr., Charles DuRant, Sr., and Kenneth DuRant; sisters Irene Poole, Cathrine Allen, and Virginia Baird. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends Thursday, August 19, 2010 at Carl J. Mowell & Son Fayetteville Chapel from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m., Saturday, August 21, 2010 at Layton–Anderson Funeral Home, Florence, SC, with burial to follow in Byrd cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to The Disabled American Veterans.

Carl J. Mowell & Son Fayetteville Chapel (www.mowellfuneralhome.com)