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Carl E. Furness

Carl E. Furness, 70, of Amanda, passed away peacefully at his daughter’s home on Friday, April 28, 2017.  He was born February 7, 1947 in Lancaster and was the son of the late Vernon and Alice (Hunter) Furness.  Carl was a U.S. veteran serving in the Air Force during Vietnam.  He was a 1966 graduate of Amanda Clearcreek High School and a retired machinist from Thompson Consumer Electronics.
Carl is survived by his wife, Kathleen (Smith) Furness; daughter, Marlo (Ronnie) Riffle of Amanda; two grandsons, Dustin and Will Riffle; brother, Harold Furness of Circleville and a friend of many.
A funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m. Tuesday at the Taylor Funeral Home in Amanda with Pastor Phillip DeMint officiating.  Burial will follow in Amanda Twp. Cemetery.  Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be given to the funeral home to assist with expenses

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I just read the obituary.  Sorry for your loss.  Your dad was always such a kind man.

Nikki Drake May 27 2017 12:00 AM

Marlo and family we are sorry to hear that your dad pass. We will keep you in out thoughts and players.

Dan and Llisa white May 2 2017 12:00 AM

Kathy and Marlo,

I'm so very sorry to hear of Carls passing. He was always so kind to me and a great brither in law and uncle. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Sending love and prayers.

Vicki Smith

Vicki Smith May 2 2017 12:00 AM

I am sorry to hear of the death of your husband. May God comfort you.

Jeannie (Gerhardt) Huffer May 1 2017 12:00 AM

So very sorry to hear of Carl's passing. Prayers going out to all of your family.

Renee Abbott Lones Apr 30 2017 12:00 AM

Kathy, I am so sorry to hear of Carl's passing.  Please accept my deepest sympathy.  You and your family are in my prayers.

Dave Thomas Apr 30 2017 12:00 AM