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Jim "Doc" Rivers

July 4, 1945 January 15, 2018
Jim "Doc" Rivers
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Obituary for Jim "Doc" Rivers

DURHAM: Jim “Doc” Rivers, 72, passed away on Monday, January 15, 2018 at his home in Durham. He was born in Burlington, the son of the late John David Rivers and Margaret Rivers. In addition to his parents, he was also predeceased by his sister, Annette Tayerton; and brother, Jerry Rivers.

Mr. Rivers graduated from John Nichols High School in Oxford, NC in 1963. He retired as Chief of ABC police in Durham, NC. Mr. Rivers, commonly known as “Doc” by friends, worked as a licensed barber for many years on Hillsborough Road as well as at his home. He served in the National Guard Reserve and was a member of the Knap of Reeds Masonic Lodge #158.

Mr. Rivers is survived by his loving wife, Judy; daughter, Gina Matheson (Steven); son, Craig; and grandchildren, Eli and Kacie Matheson.

A memorial service will be held at 2pm on Saturday, January 20th at Clements Funeral Chapel with Rev. Eric Burmahl officiating. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 12:00 to 1:45pm at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family request that memorial donations be made to the Masonic Home for Children: 600 College St., Oxford, NC 27565

The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral Service, Inc. in Durham. Online condolences may be made at www.clementsfuneralservice.com.


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Visitation Prior to the Service

Saturday

20

Jan

12:00 PM 1/20/2018 12:00:00 PM - 1:45 PM 1/20/2018 1:45:00 PM
Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham

1105 Broad Street
Durham, NC 27705

Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham
1105 Broad Street Durham 27705 NC
United States

Memorial Service

Saturday

20

Jan

2:00 PM 1/20/2018 2:00:00 PM
Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham

1105 Broad Street
Durham, NC 27705

Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham
1105 Broad Street Durham 27705 NC
United States
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