Donald Lee Spurgeon, 73, of Cuba, Mo., passed away on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, at his residence.
He was born on Nov. 1, 1945, to Omar and Gertrude (Howard) Spurgeon at Rolla.
He was united in marriage on Jan. 24, 1970, to Nancy Campbell at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church.
Don provided custom hay baling for many years and enjoyed farming, hunting and fishing when he was younger and was an avid outdoorsman, especially mushroom hunting, but more than anything spending time with his family.
He was preceded in death by his parents; Omar and Gertrude Spurgeon; brothers, James and Gene Spurgeon; brothers-in-law, Ervin Hendrickson and Jack Shafferkoetter; and sister-in-law, Lucille Campbell.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy of the home; children, Tammy Durham and husband Greg of Union, Tina Ely and companion Ben Hunter of Bourbon and Donnie Spurgeon of Cuba; Grandchildren, Megan Ely and companion William West of Cuba, Abbie Ely of Bourbon, and Mason Hunter of Bourbon; great-grandchildren, Maria and Waylon West of Cuba, Ely Hunter of Owensville and Landyn Hunter of Owensville; sisters, Ruth Hendrickson of Owensville and Frances Sutter and husband Charlie of Nixa; sisters-in-law, Betty Spurgeon of Owensville, Pat Shafferkoetter of Sullivan and Fannie Lea and husband Joe of Cuba; brothers-in-law, Mike Campbell and wife Rosemary, Gary Campbell and Steve Campbell and wife Christine all of Cuba and Dave Campbell and wife Terry of St. James; and nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be on Friday, Nov. 23 from 10 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensville.
Funeral services will follow at 1:00 p.m. at the Chapel with Josh Brown officiating. Burial will be in Bowen Cemetery at Red Bird.