Stuart Patterson Durst, Jr.

Obituaries in Keyser, WV | Mineral Daily News-Tribune
Obituaries in Keyser, WV | Mineral Daily News-Tribune

Stuart Patterson Durst, Jr.

Washington, DC - Stuart Patterson Durst, Jr., 63, a resident of Washington, DC passed away on November 7, 2021.

Born on April 15, 1958 he was the son of Anna Lee (Clark) Durst and the late Stuart P. Durst, Sr. of Keyser, WV.

Surviving in addition to his mother, are his wife, Julie Ann Ward, and his children Stuart Raymond and Abigail "Abbey" Anna of Washington, DC ; and his sister, Kelley Durst (Jeff Guinness) of Decatur, GA. Stuart is also survived by his mother and father in-law, Esther and Raymond Smith of Beal City MI; brother-in-law's Jerry Ward (Julie); Jeff Ward; John Ward and Jason Smith (Tammy) and nieces Haley Ward, Sydney Smith and nephews Nicholas Ward, Roger Ward, Jordan Brown, Jake Smith, and great nephew Lucas Ward and great niece Ava Ward.

Stuart was employed by the U.S. Census Bureau in the Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs in Washington, DC since 2000. Earlier in his career he was a political strategist and campaign manager for Congressional campaigns in West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and California, and he served as a professional staff member for the U.S. House of Representatives (Rep. Harley Staggers, Jr.) from 1983-1993.

Stuart was a graduate of Keyser High School (1976), Potomac State College (1978) and earned a bachelor's degree in English from West Virginia University (1980).

A celebration of his life will be held January 7, 2022 in person at The Hill Center, Old Naval Hospital, 921 Pennsylvania Ave, SE, Washington, DC from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. The celebration will also be available virtually.

Please RSVP if you plan to attend in person to TheDurstFamily20@gmail.com, or if you would like to receive a link to participate virtually. The family requests that people attending in person be fully vaccinated and comply with current COVID protocols.

Donations in his honor can be made to the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation or The Arc of the United States.

Posted online on January 02, 2022

Published in Mineral Daily News Tribune

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Obituaries in Keyser, WV | Mineral Daily News-Tribune
Obituaries in Keyser, WV | Mineral Daily News-Tribune

Stuart Patterson Durst, Jr.

Stuart Patterson Durst, Jr.

Washington, DC - Stuart Patterson Durst, Jr., 63, a resident of Washington, DC passed away on November 7, 2021.

Born on April 15, 1958 he was the son of Anna Lee (Clark) Durst and the late Stuart P. Durst, Sr. of Keyser, WV.

Surviving in addition to his mother, are his wife, Julie Ann Ward, and his children Stuart Raymond and Abigail "Abbey" Anna of Washington, DC ; and his sister, Kelley Durst (Jeff Guinness) of Decatur, GA. Stuart is also survived by his mother and father in-law, Esther and Raymond Smith of Beal City MI; brother-in-law's Jerry Ward (Julie); Jeff Ward; John Ward and Jason Smith (Tammy) and nieces Haley Ward, Sydney Smith and nephews Nicholas Ward, Roger Ward, Jordan Brown, Jake Smith, and great nephew Lucas Ward and great niece Ava Ward.

Stuart was employed by the U.S. Census Bureau in the Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs in Washington, DC since 2000. Earlier in his career he was a political strategist and campaign manager for Congressional campaigns in West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and California, and he served as a professional staff member for the U.S. House of Representatives (Rep. Harley Staggers, Jr.) from 1983-1993.

Stuart was a graduate of Keyser High School (1976), Potomac State College (1978) and earned a bachelor's degree in English from West Virginia University (1980).

A celebration of his life will be held January 7, 2022 in person at The Hill Center, Old Naval Hospital, 921 Pennsylvania Ave, SE, Washington, DC from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. The celebration will also be available virtually.

Please RSVP if you plan to attend in person to TheDurstFamily20@gmail.com, or if you would like to receive a link to participate virtually. The family requests that people attending in person be fully vaccinated and comply with current COVID protocols.

Donations in his honor can be made to the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation or The Arc of the United States.

Posted online on January 02, 2022

Published in Mineral Daily News Tribune

Service Information

Visitation

January 01, 0001