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James William Furr

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James William Furr

James William Furr, 62, of Fowler, died, Thursday, September 26, 2013, at IU Health Arnett. He was born June 2, 1951, to the late Freeman Harold & Jeanette (Fanelia) Furr. He was a 1969 graduate of Benton Central High School & graduated from Barber College. He married Sandra (Lathrop) Furr, August 17, 1974, in Downers Grove, IL; she survives. He had worked 40+ years at Purdue University. He was a member of the Fowler United Methodist Church. He enjoyed weaving, cooking, music & playing euchre.

Surviving with his wife, Sandy Furr, Fowler, are two Daughters, Laura Wallace (Husband, Bryan), Boswell, Becky Furr, Fowler, three Grandchildren, Cody & Miranda Battering, Avery DeMetsenare & his Stepmother, Josephine Furr. A Stepbrother, Virgil Fox precedes him in death.

Visitation will be Thursday, October 3, 2013, from 5 PM until the time of service at 7PM, at the Fowler United Methodist Church, with Pastor Brenda Ludwig officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to Fountain Park Chautauqua or Fowler United Methodist Church. Shoemaker Funeral Home, Otterbein, is assisting the family.

Published in the Journal & Courier from Sept. 27 to Sept. 28, 2013
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