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Robert Thomas "Tom Dooley" Durbin

October 9, 1960 ~ June 7, 2017 (age 56)

Robert Thomas “Tom Dooley” Durbin, 56, of Bardstown, passed away Wednesday June 7, 2017 at Hosparus Inpatient Care Center in Louisville.  He was born October 9, 1960 in Nelson County, an employee for Communicare, resident of Tom McKay Center, member of New Beginning Baptist Church, enjoyed his time with Special Olympics, loved wildlife and U of K Basketball.


He was preceded in death by his mother, Barbara Catherine Durbin; three brothers, Joseph Lee Durbin, Louis Stephen Durbin, and Joseph Quint Durbin; paternal grandparents, Roy Durbin Sr. and Fronie Durbin; and maternal grandparents, Norris and Mary Frances Riley.


He is survived by his father, Marion Ray Durbin; four brothers, Johnny Ray Durbin both of Bardstown, Phillip Marion Durbin of Harrodsburg, Mike (Ronda) Durbin of Taylorsville, and Tim (Brandi) Durbin of Harrodsburg; three sisters, Phyllis Ann (Randy) Milby, and Patsy (Mitchell) Price both of Bardstown, and Margaret “Peggy” (Lennie) Sneed of Campbellsville; several nieces and nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews, and aunts, and uncles.


His funeral service will be 11:00 am Saturday June 10, 2017 at Barlow Funeral Home, with burial in St. Joseph Cemetery.  Brother Jeff Griggs will officiate.  Visitation will be 4 to 8 pm Friday June 9 and 9 to 11 am Saturday June 10 at Barlow Funeral Home.


Memorial contributions may go to Nelson County Handicap Association: Tom McKay Center or Communicare.

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