Kenneth D. Hurshman
Kenneth David Hurshman, 79, of Orrick, died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013 at Shirkey Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Richmond.
Kenneth was born April 22, 1933 in Orrick to David A. and Gladys I. (Vance) Hurshman. He married Rosella L. (Day) Hurshman of Orrick May 30, 1952; she preceded him in death May 7, 2011.
Kenneth was a carpenter for 38 years before retiring in 1989 and was also a farmer. He was a member and a Deacon of the Community of Christ. He was had lived in Orrick most of his life. Kenneth was a member of the Carpenters local #0315.
Survivors include four sons and daughters-in-law, Kenneth David and Pam Hurshman, Jr. of Rogers, Ark., Clifford A. and Debbie Hurshman of Braymer, Bruce M. and Sherry Hurshman of Orrick and Donald and Penny Hurshman of Orrick; four daughters and sons-in-law, Pamela R. and Butch Fugate of Hamilton, Gloria J. and Joe Francis of Centerview, Gladys J. and Dale Sharp of Independence, and Denise L. and Steven Hopkins of Sheldon; one brother and sister-in-law, Chester and Carol Hurshman of Holden; two sisters and brother-in-law, Juanita and Clayton Baker of Excelsior Springs, and Lola Negaard of Palmdale, Calif.; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren also survive.
In addition to his parents and wife, Kenneth was preceded in death by one brother, Donald Hurshman; and one sister, Charlotte Hurshman.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Shirkey’s Hospice and Palliative Care in Richmond.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, Jan. 24, at 10:30 a.m. at the Thurman Funeral Home in Richmond. Visitation will be Wednesday, Jan. 23, from 7 to 8 p.m. at Thurman Funeral Home in Richmond. Burial will be in the South Point Cemetery near Orrick. Online condolences may be left on our Web site at www.thurmanfuneralhome.com