Donald “Rick” Furman, 70, of Hazelton passed away on May 11, 2019 at his residence. He was born on July 2, 1948 in Washington, IN to Donald and Mary (Walker) Furman. He worked as a farmer and also a coal miner for Kendall Coal Company. He married his wife, Jackie (Adkins) Furman on June 26, 1971.
Rick is survived by his wife, Jackie Furman; sons, Joe (Adrienne) Furman, Jeff (Jamie) Furman, Justin Furman, and Jared (Angela) Furman; grandchildren, Cailey, Brayden, Connor, Cohan, Ella, Mya, Cruz, Jake, Hayden Furman and Alaina McClellan; brothers, Ryan and Rusty Furman; sisters, Rhonda Blaize, Rhea Nowling, and Renee Furman; and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at 11 AM on Wednesday, May 15, at Harris Funeral Home in Petersburg. Visitation will take place from 4-8 PM on Tuesday, May 14, at the funeral home. Pastor Paul Newton will officiate and burial will follow at Walnut Hills Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made in memory of Rick to Lange Fuhs Cancer Center in Jasper, IN. They may be mailed to 800 W. 9th St. Jasper, IN 47546. Harris Funeral Home is entrusted with care.