Gary Chadwick Durrence beloved son of Gary and Linda Durrence was born on June 27, 1970, in Gainesville, Georgia. Chad entered into eternal rest on December 24, 2014. He attended elementary school and early High School in Rabun County but graduated from the Palmetto High School which he attended while living on the campus of the Georgia Baptist Children's Home. After graduation, Chad lived in a group home in Atlanta where he learned to navigate the entire city on the MARTA system. Four years later, Chad came back to Clayton to live with his parents.
He worked for several years at the Burger King here. Chad made many friends while working the drive thru and the front cash registers at Burger King.