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George McKinley (Pete) Durden, Jr., age 83, of Warrenville, S. C., beloved husband for 62 years to Jean Stinson Durden and son of the late George M. Durden, Sr. and the late Gertrude Youmans Durden, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, December 5, 2010. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Linda Durden Dean and Robert Dean; a son and daughter-in-law, Johnny M. Durden and Nancy Rieker Durden; Grandchildren, Carly Dean Kirkley, Cory Dean, Cassie Dean, Elizabeth D. (Michael) Greene, Cheryl Durden, John Durden and three great grandchildren. He was born in Wrens, Georgia but has been a lifetime resident of Aiken County, S.C. He was retired from United Merchants/Valchem Divison. He served in the US Navy during World War II. He was a life member and Past Master of Star Lodge #99 AFM, 32 degree Scottist Rite Mason and member of Jamil Shrine. He was a member of St. John United Methodist Church in Graniteville.