Bernard Durkin Jr.

March 11, 1941 ~ February 8, 2020 (age 78)


Born in McArthur, Ohio. Passed away February 8, 2020 at Mount Carmel East Hospital.
Barney was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend. He enjoyed spending time with his family, fishing, bowling, playing pool and basketball, watching sports and religious programs, fixing things and keeping a good home. He loved talking and making people smile and laugh. Barney was a member of Madison Christian Church.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara; sons, Adrian (Norma) and Timothy (Yvette); sister, Bonnie Salatin; grandchildren, Matthew (Kirsten), Brianna, Jacob, Antonio, Enrique, Jenny (Evan), Michael (Jenn), Marcus (Fallon); great-grandchildren, Aubrie, Aleah, Trenton, Dylan, Jonathan, Tryton, Gage, Zayden, Mikayla, Kirra and Charlie; many nieces and nephews; dear friends, Carl and Helen Jones, Cleve and Carol Valton. Barney is preceded in death by his parents Bernard Sr. and Louise (Zeigler) Durkin; brothers, Donald, Arthur, Michael; sister, Pegge Ormond; great-granddaughter, Alyssa Park.
Friends and family may call from 4-7 p.m. at DWAYNE R. SPENCE FUNERAL HOME, 650 W Waterloo St., Canal Winchester, OH on Tuesday, February 11, 2020. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow with Military Honors at Carroll Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Barney’s memory to Madison Christian Church. Online condolences can be made at

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February 11, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Dwayne R. Spence Funeral Home
650 West Waterloo St.
Canal Winchester, OH 43110

February 12, 2020

11:00 AM to TBD
Dwayne R. Spence Funeral Home
650 West Waterloo St.
Canal Winchester, OH 43110


Carroll Cemetery
Cemetery Road
Carroll, OH 43112

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