John Peter Durst was born on January 2, 1950 in Loogootee, Indiana. He was the son of John Durst, Sr. and Violet (Fisher) Durst. He proudly served in the United States Army as an ammunition expert. John moved to Branson from Junction City, Kansas. He married Marilyn “Mary” Hull in August of 1980. He had worked for Trainor Lures in Branson West and most recently at the Grand County Buffett. John loved to garden, make jewelry and write. He especially loved writing poetry and was a published poet.
He entered into rest on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 in Branson at the age of 69.
John was preceded in death by his parents, one daughter, Carla Durst and three siblings.
He is survived by his wife Mary Durst of Branson and ten siblings along with extended family and friends.
Cremation arrangements were under the direction of Snapp-Bearden Funeral Home and Crematory, Branson.