VAN WERT, Ohio — Richard I. Hurless, 83, of Van Wert, died at 12:55 a.m. Sunday at the Inpatient Hospice Center.
was born on Sept. 28, 1930, in Mercer County, the son of the late Alva
Doyt and Olive Irene (Hunter) Hurless. On Oct. 29, 1950, he married the
former Gloria J. Young who survives.
Other family members include
daughters and sons-in-law, Deborah and Larry Niederkohr of Ann Arbor,
MI, Pamela J. and W. Denney Kerns of Van Wert, and Sandra and Gregg
Bashore of Van Wert; son and daughter-in-law, Randolph Wayne and Etta
Hurless of San Diego, CA; brother and sister-in-law, Mel and Arlene
Hurless of Van Wert; sister-in-law, Wanda Hurless of Ohio City; nine
grandchildren, Adam Niederkohr, Joshua Kerns, Kimberley Kerns, Nicholas
Kerns, Paul Hurless, Eric Hurless, Erin Hurless, Andrew Bashore and
Daniel Bashore, and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Virginia Ruth Barnhart and a brother, Rex L. Hurless.
Richard was a 1948 graduate of Rockford High School and charter member of Calvary Evangelical Church.
He retired from Aeroquip (Eaton) Corp. after 30 years of service.
will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, at Cowan & Son
Funeral Home with Pastor Clark Williman officiating. Interment will
follow at Van Wert Woodland Cemetery.
Calling hours are Thursday from 2 - 8 p.m.
Preferred memorials are to the Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center.