MICHAEL E. DURK
Michael Eugene Durk, 76, of Hull, Illinois, died at 10:13 p.m. Wednesday (October 25, 2017) in Blessing Hospital.
Born October 29, 1940, in Quincy, Mike the son of John R. and Frances Meyers Durk. He married Shirley Ann Brocksieck on March 14, 1964 in Quincy. She survives.
Mike was a member of the Labor Union Local 919. Mike worked out of the Local Union Hall, he labored in road construction working with concrete, steel, asphalt and all building materials. He operated heavy equipment for various building companies in the Adams and Pike County area.. He later worked as a bartender for Bob and Sarges Bar and Bud and Dots Place in Quincy. He then went on to work for Dura Automotive for 14 years, retiring in 2008.
Mike was a avid bowler and bowled in numerous area leagues. He also enjoyed playing softball and appreciated classic cars. Mike was a devoted family man who spent alot of his time with his family. He enjoyed driving his children and grandchildren to their various activities.
Survivors include his wife Shirley Ann of Hull, IL; two sons, Greg Durk (Christy) and Shawn Durk (Angela) both of Quincy; one daughter, Liana Durk of Quincy; two grandchildren, Johnathan Durk and Dakota Hill; and three brothers, Ronald Durk of Mendon, Milton Durk(Katy) and Robert Durk (Mary) both of Quincy and many loving nieces and nephews.
Mr. Durk was preceded in death by his Parents, his son Richard Durk and his sister in-law Doris Durk.
Funeral services will be held Sunday evening at 6:00 p.m. in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home with pastor Bob Cook officiating.
Visitation will be Sunday afternoon from 3:00 until 6:00 at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home for funeral expenses.