May 26, 1928 - January 2, 2021
Richard E. “Dick” Kuhns, age 92, of Greenfield, passed away Saturday, January 2, 2021. He was born in Indianapolis on May 26, 1928 to Earl W. and Dennie (Davis) Kuhns. He graduated from New Palestine High School in 1946. Mr. Kuhns served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War from 1948-1952. Dick married Dorothy H. (Brune) on January 21, 1949 at New Palestine United Methodist Church. He was a lifelong farmer and was also an electronics manager, retiring in 1992. Dick was a member of New Palestine United Methodist Church. He was a past master of Masonic Lodge #404 and past patron of the Eastern Star. He served as a fireman for 25 years on the Fountaintown Volunteer Fire Department. He volunteered several years at Hancock Regional Hospital. Dick enjoyed woodworking, golfing, and jigsaw puzzles. Dick is survived by his daughters, Sandy (Dale) Walker of Fountaintown; Nancy Jo Hilliker of New Palestine; grandchildren, Rob Walker, Chrissy (Joe) Paxton, Matt (Evelyn) Hilliker, Andrea (Paul) Cohen, Travis (Linley) Oneal; seven great-grandchildren plus one on the way; and a brother, James Kuhns of California. He was preceded in death by his parents, Earl and Dennie Kuhns; wife, Dorothy Kuhns; daughter, Teresa Oneal; infant daughter, Christine Kuhns; and a sister, Doris Neidhamer. A private funeral service will be held on Thursday, January 7, 2021, at 12:00 p.m. Ted Hagel will be officiating. Burial will follow at New Palestine Cemetery in New Palestine. The family invites you to watch the livestream of Dick’s service at 12:00 p.m. via the Zoom. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made by mail to the Fountaintown Volunteer Fire Department, PO Box 143, Fountaintown, IN 46130. Friends may share a memory or condolence at www.erleweinmortuary.com. Arrangements are being handled by Erlewein Mortuary & Crematory in Greenfield.
Richard E. “Dick” Kuhns, age 92, of Greenfield, passed away Saturday, January 2, 2021. He was born in Indianapolis on May 26, 1928 to Earl W. and Dennie (Davis) Kuhns. He graduated from New Palestine High School in 1946. Mr. Kuhns... View Obituary & Service Information
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