Donald Spurlock


Donald Spurlock, 79, of Brownstown, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015, at his residence with his wife and family at his side.

Born Sept. 27, 1936, in Frankfort, he was the son of Alfred and Mary Lynch Spurlock, both of whom preceded him in death. On May 5, 1956, at Mount Zion Church, he married Irene Baughman who survives.

He was a member of Brownstown Christian Church and Washington Lodge 13 Free & Accepted Mason. He was retired as a truck driver from Kieffer Paper Mill. He attended Clearspring High School and received his GED from Brownstown Central High School.

Besides his wife, he is survived by a son, James Edward (Kelley) Smallwood of Terre Haute; four daughters, Darlene (Steve) Browning of Columbus, and Katrina (Lonnie) Hoevener, Mary (Rex) Remington and Donna (Joe) Stahl, all of Brownstown; a brother, Howard (Pat) Spurlock of Morristown; grandchildren, Michele (Brad) Seymour, Holly (Chris) Robbins, Bridgette (Marc) Hutcheson, Cortney (Stan) Burnside, Kylee Stahl, Kordell Stahl, Elizabeth McKinney (Brian Moore), Erricka (John Paul) Disque, Lucas (Agnieszka) Baurichter and Elaina (Josh) Hall; and 18 great grandchildren.

Beside his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, William Thomas Spurlock and Alfred (Bus) Spurlock; and a grandson, Paul Baurichter.

The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Brownstown Christian Church with Brian Richard officiating. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Spurgeon Funeral Home and from 10 a.m. until time of service Friday at the church. A Masonic service will be at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Burial will be at White River Valley Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to Brownstown Christian Church or donor’s choice of charity.

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