SIMPSON, Ill. ---- Benjamin Joseph Spurlin, 79, of Simpson, Ill., and formerly of Pleasantville, passed away Monday, Sept. 1, 2003 at the Veteran's Hospital in Marion, Ill.
Born Nov. 27, 1923 in Greene County, he was the son of Millard and Lucille Judd Spurling. He was a member of the Dugger Masonic Lodge.
Survivors include, his wife, Lou Dean Spurling of Simpson, Ill.; son, Kenneth Ray Spurlin; three grandchildren; and sister-in-law, Iva Spurlin of Dugger.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Charles and William Spurlin.
Funeral service will be at Bailey Funeral Home in Vienna, Ill., at 2 p.m. on Thursday. Burial will be at at Vienna.
Friends may call at Vienna on Wednesday evening.