Kenneth passed away at 6:04 P.M. August 31, 2016 at Mercy Hospital in Joplin. He was born March 19,1956 in Carthage, Mo. to the parents of Alvin Spurgeon and Martha Davis, both preceded him in death. Kenneth worked for Steadleys for 18 years till they closed then Butterball for 10 years, then Leggett and Platt for 5 years. He loved reading and fishing. He was a father to 2 sons Kenneth Lee Spurgeon and Keith Eugene Spurgeon both of Reeds. Grandfather to 7 Grandchildren Katrisha Spurgeon of Joplin, Katie Heesch, Sarah Ross, Kaylia Spurgeon, Kortney Spurgeon, Kordale Spurgeon all from Reeds, and Isaac Spurgeon of Joplin. Great Grandfather to 3 Great Grandsons Brendan Jones, Zachary Heesch, and Bentley McGuirk. He was a brother to 1 brother Lorin (Tom) Spurgeon of Carthage and 3 sisters Ruth Coffey of Carthage Wanda Beisner of Iantha and Louise Kitchen of Sarcoxie. Graveside Services will be held 12:00 P.M. Saturday September 17,2016 at Oak Hill Cemetery in Carthage and dress casually.
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