January 20, 1922 – May 23, 2012
Lynn Kuhl, 90, of Hackett, Arkansas went to be with the Lord Wednesday, May 23, 2012 in a Fort Smith retirement home. He was a Army Air Force veteran of World War II. Following the war he was employed at American Can Company in Modesto, CA and the North American Foundry before retiring from Whirlpool Manufacturing in Fort Smith. Mr. Kuhl was a member of the Community of Christ Church in Fort Smith and attended the Rock Island Community Freewill Baptist Church and was preceded in death by his wife of fifty-one years, Opal, and a granddaughter, Shelly Fulgham.
Funeral services will be 10:00 A.M., Saturday, May 26, 2012 at the Rock Island Community Freewill Baptist Church with interment at Mountain View Cemetery near Hackett under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home of Greenwood. Pallbearers will be his grandsons.
Survivors include a daughter, Brenda Flick and husband Dieter, of the Bear Hollow Community; four sons, Jeff Kuhl and wife Michelle, of Hackett, Reggie Kuhl and wife Paula, of Fort Smith, Bradley Kuhl and wife Diane, of Hackett, and Kevin Kuhl and wife Lora, of Greenwood; two sisters, Hazel Oaks and Gudrum Nelms, both of Hemitt, CA; twelve grandchildren, Bruce Fulgham, Heather Posey and husband Bobby, Crickett Kuhl, Kaleb Kuhl and wife Molly, Ryan Kuhl, Devin Kuhl, Megan Kuhl, Breezy Kuhl, Joe Kuhl, Seanae Staggs, Ethan Kuhl, Lindsey Dugan and husband Brett, and Trevor Sullivan; and six great grandchildren.
Viewing will be Friday, May 25th from 1:00 to 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home where the family will visit with friends from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M.
- Funeral Service Saturday, May 26, 2012
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June 5, 2012
MY HEART ACHES FOR ALL OF YOU LOVED ONES. THERE SOME OF MY MOST CHERISHED CHILDHOOD MEMORIES, AND RIGHT ON INTO SHOWING ALL OF US WHAT IT TOOK TO BE A GROWN UP.
I SAW A MAN THAT I WANTED TO BE MY DAD.
I SAW A STRONG, HANDSOME, GENTLE SOUL WITH ROOM ENOUGH IN BRENDA'S BED FOR ME
ANYTIME. I FEEL BLESSED THAT HE WAS IN MY LIFE. GOT TO SEE HIM HOLDING ALL YOU BOYS, TINY LITTLE THINGS THAT YOU ONCE WERE. THEN TO SEE THE PATIENCE, HUMOR, AND LOVE FOR ALL YOU GRANDBABIES, MADE HIM SUCH A HERO TO ME. EVENTHOUGH I WASN'T PHYSICALLY ABLE TO BE THERE TO HUG ALL OF YOU, I KNOW LYNN KNEW HOW MUCH I LOVED HIM
AND MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS FOR YOU ALL
ARE DAILY..OPAL AND LYNN, THE NAMES ROLLED OUT LIKE ONE WORD, FOR EVERYONE I BELIEVE THAT KNEW THEM,
I SAW HOW A GREAT HUSBAND COULD BE AND JUST HOW MUCH FUN LOVING YOUR CHILDREN AND FAMILY WAS.
Tracy (Mickle) McNabb
May 26, 2012
Thoughts and Prayers go out to your family on this family loss... Mr. and Mrs Kuhl were always friends of the family and all the children were classmates or school friends.... If there is anything our family can do for you Please let us know...
Kathy (Kuhl) Silveira
May 26, 2012
Uncle Lynn was a very sweet man.He loved Opal so much and is finally with her again. I will miss his phone calls at Christmas when he would get my card. May he finally rest in peace.
Pam & Frank Conrick
May 25, 2012
Uncle Lynn always made us welcome in your home when we came to visit.
We loved both him and Aunt Opal and feel blessed they were a part of our lifes.
Our fond memories will last forever. You are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
May 25, 2012
Mr Kuhl as a fine person who was always kind to me and my family. Brenda, Joe, Reggie, Brad and Kevin I am sorry for your loss.
Jud (Butch) McDonald
May 25, 2012
What a tremendous role model Lynn was. Some of my fondest early childhood memories were times spent with my Uncle Lynn. I will never forget the fun I had visiting his ranch in Arkansas.