Hervey G. Duron, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, age 84, passed away peacefully at home Thursday, May 28th, 2020. Preceded in death are his parents, Manuel Olivares Duron and Elida Garcia Duron.
Born in Del Rio, Texas, Hervey developed a love for baseball and music like his father. In his younger days, Hervey played and coached baseball as well as started his own orchestra band, the Del Rio Orchestra. A proud graduate of San Felipe High School, he kept in contact with his classmates, the San Felipe Exes. After high school, he joined the United States Air Force and immediately trained at a university in Maryland to become an air traffic controller. He was then stationed in England where he met the love of his life, Margaret Jones. On May 3rd, 1958 Hervey and Margaret wedded at St. Thomas of Canterbury in Fairford, England. They were married for 62 years.