On September 25, 2019, David John Durrell, loving husband, father, brother, and uncle, passed away peacefully with his family by his side. David was born on January 14, 1963 in Des Moines, Iowa to the late Cecil Durrell and late Nancy Johnson.
David grew up in Elkhart, Iowa and attended North Polk High School where he was the State Wrestling Champion. He was a graduate of Iowa State University. In 1986, shortly after he graduated college, he moved to California where he worked in the mortgage business for over 20 years. In 1990 he met his future wife Jamie, whom he married in 1993.
He is survived by his wife, Jamie, children Adrianna (22) and William (17) both of Elk Grove, CA, his siblings Marianne Alsarraf of Kuwait, Lori Durrell Grismore of West Des Moines, IA, Scott Durrell of Cambridge, IA, Shawn Durrell (Kelli) of Urbandale, IA and several nieces and nephews.
A celebration of life was held on October 5, 2019. In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer that donations be made in David’s memory to the American Cancer Society.