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Visitation, funeral for Marion County Deputy John Durm

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A funeral to honor Marion County Sheriff’s Deputy John Durm, who died when he was attacked by an inmate, is set for Monday.

  • Visitation: 2-7 p.m. Sunday, Scottish Rite Cathedral, 650 N. Meridian St.
  • Funeral: 11 a.m. Monday, Gainbridge Fieldhouse, 125 S Pennsylvania St.

Click here to view Monday’s procession route.

News 8 will have live coverage of Deputy Durm’s funeral Monday morning on WISH-TV,, the WISH-TV app, and the WISH-TV Facebook page.

Marion County Sheriff’s Office released the information Wednesday afternoon. Durm’s son Johnny also shared the information in a post on Facebook.

In his post, he also shows his last text to his father, sharing a picture of a framed jersey and shorts he received from former Pacers player Reggie Miller as a birthday gift as a child.

He says Durm worked courtside at the Fieldhouse and knew Miller.

Johnny thanked Gainbridge Fieldhouse for its support, and encourages anyone attending the funeral to arrive from 1-2 hours early, saying the funeral will be a big event. “I want everyone that can be there to come and honor the hero that was my dad.”

Johnny Durm’s final message to his father, shared in a post on Facebook.
(Provided Photo/Johnny Durm via Facebook)