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Obituary: Calvin Furkin, 50, retired State worker

Mr. Furkin was a member of the Sparksville Church of the Nazarene

Calvin Furkin, 50, 3304 Carrie Bolin Drive, Columbia, KY, passed away Sunday, December 17, 2006, at 6:50am, at the Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown, KY, after a long illness.

The funeral service will be Tuesday, December 19, 2006, at 1:00pm CT, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Lonny Karnes, Bro. Ralph Hadley, and Bro. Elbert Hadley the officiating clergy. Interment will be in the Harvey Cemetery, Sparksville, KY.

He was the son of the late Coy and Ruth Coomer Furkin of Adair County, KY

Mr. Furkin is survived by the following:
  • One son: James Harold Furkin, Columbia, KY

  • Three brothers: Donald Furkin, Chance, KY; Ronnie Furkin, Columbia, KY; Darrell Furkin, Shepherdsville, KY

  • One sister: Lou Ann Janes, Columbia, KY
He was preceded in death by a brother, Maxie Furkin; and a sister, Darlene Coomer.

Mr. Furkin was a member of the Sparksville Church of the Nazarene and was retired from the Kentucky Department of Highways with 17 years service.

The family requests visiting Monday, December 18, 2006, after 2:00pm CT, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.

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