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Merrill "Curby" Lee Harphant

June 23, 1949 ~ March 6, 2024 (age 74) 74 Years Old
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Merrill "Curby" Harphant Obituary

Merrill Lee “Curby” Harphant, 74, of Springfield, passed away March 6, 2024 at Springfield Regional Medical Center. He was born June 23, 1949 in Jamestown, Ohio, the son of Albert and Mabel Irene (Dinnen) Harphant. Curby was a US Army Veteran. He had worked as a Volkswagen mechanic for 33 years. He was a member of the DAV and past-member of the Highway Hikers. He loved riding motorcycles, target shooting, traveling, and spending time with his kids and grandkids. Survivors include his loving wife of over 50 years, Wanda (Sandlin) Harphant; daughters, Gina Marie Long (Tim Bowers) and Kimberly Denise McCall; grandchildren, Dustin Ray (Samantha) Cain, Dylan Christopher McCarter, Hannah Jill McCall (fiancé Kyle Hackworth), McKenzie Taylor McCarter (Charles Grooms), and Haylee Jo McCall (Brian Toner); eight great-grandchildren with one on the way; sister, Tami (Hiram) Thurston; brother, Ray (Andrea) Sheets; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, David Wayne “Switch” Harphant; and his beloved long-haired dachshund, Buddy. Funeral services and military honors will be held at 7:00 pm Tuesday in the JONES-KENNEY-ZECHMAN FUNERAL HOME. Friends may visit with the family from 5-7 pm. Condolences may be shared at www.jkzfh.com.

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Visitation
Tuesday
March 12, 2024

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Jones Kenney Zechman Funeral Home
1002 East High St
Springfield, OH 45505

Funeral Service
Tuesday
March 12, 2024

7:00 PM
Jones Kenney Zechman Funeral Home
1002 East High St
Springfield, OH 45505

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