Larry Mitchell Gurkin
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Larry Mitchell Gurkin, 62, of Simpsonville, husband of Shirley Monk Gurkin, died Wednesday, October, 10, 2012.
Born in Whiteville, NC, he was a son of Marie Sibbett Alphin and the late Harry Holmes Gurkin.
Mr. Gurkin was a retired Sr. Master Sergeant in the U.S. Air Force. He worked as an aircraft mechanic at Lockheed and supervisor at Kemet.
Surviving, in addition to his wife and mother, are two sons, Mark and Scott Gurkin and wife, Lynn; four grandchildren, Noah, Justin, Chase, and Peyton Gurkin; a sister, Vickie Self; a brother, Alan Gurkin; and a sister-in-law, Joyce Monk.
Visitation will be held Friday, October 12, 2012 from 7:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Southeast, 1604 NE Main St. Simpsonville, SC 29681. The funeral service will be held Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. in the Southeast Chapel. Burial will be in Graceland East Memorial Park.
Memorials may be made to Open Arms Hospice, 1836 W. Georgia Rd. Simpsonville, SC 29680.
The family will be at the residence.
Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.thomasmcafee.com.
Published in The Greenville News on Oct. 12, 2012