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Obituary: Darrell Furkin, 59, passes away in Louisville, KY


Mr. Furkin was a native of Adair County, a member of a respected South Adair County Family. He was a retired Bremner Biscuit Co. employee and a member of Calvary Holiness Church. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War and will be accorded military rites by Columbia VFW Post 6097.

Darrell Furkin, 59, Shepherdsville, KY, formerly of the Sparksville Community of Adair County, passed away on Monday, September 16, 2008, at 11:15am at University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville, KY, after several weeks illness.
The funeral service is Friday, September 19, 2008, at 1:00pmCT at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Doug Webb and Bro. Melvin Webb the officiating clergy.

He was born March 14, 1949, the son of the late Coy and Ruth Coomer Furkin.

He is survived by the following:
  • One daughter: Tabath Furkin, Shepherdsville, KY

  • One son: Darren Furkin, Chance, KY

  • One sister: Lu Anne Janes, Columbia, KY

  • Two brothers: Donald Furkin, Chance, KY; and Ronnie Furkin, Columbia, KY

  • A special niece: Megan Janes, Columbia, KY

  • And several nieces, nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Calvin Furkin and Maxie Furkin, and one sister, Darlene Coomer.

Darrell was retired from Bremner Biscuit Company in Louisville, KY, and was a memberof Calvary Holiness Church in Brooks, KY, and was a veteran of the Vietnam War.

Interment is in Harvey Cemetery with military honors by Columbia VFW Post 6097.Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Visitation will be after 4:00pmCT, Thursday, September 18, 2008, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, Columbia, KY.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home is in charge of funeral arrangements.

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