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Decil Robert Fuhrman

October 7, 1946 — May 21, 2021

Paw Paw

Decil Robert Fuhrman, 74, of Paw Paw, passed away Friday May 21, 2021 at Rose Arbor in Kalamazoo.

Decil was born October 7, 1946 in Kalamazoo, the son of Robert Decil Fuhrman and Meredith (Costello) Fuhrman.

Decil served in the Navy for three years and was awarded the Domain of the Golden Dragon. He was very hardworking and made sure he provided for the family. His family was his world, he was a great dad, one of the best, a great husband and grandpa. His love was unconditional. Decil loved everything about the outdoors and nature. He enjoyed camping trips, fishing and hunting.

On April 3, 1967 in Michigan, he married Melanie Fuhrman who survives.

He is also survived by his three daughters, Lisa (Adam) Lehmkuhl of Vicksburg, Leslie Gazi of Galesburg and Lori McGrail of Paw Paw; son, Robert Fuhrman of Gobles; eleven grandchildren, Jason (Melissa) Zimmerman, Jessica Zimmerman, Michael Miller, Tabatha Gazi, Trevor Gazi, Tyler Robert (Alexis) Fuhrman, Ashley Lint, Valarie Marie Sharples, Brandon Black, Lacey McGrail and Alexis McGrail; 15 great-grandchild; two brothers, Roger  Fuhrman, Ricky (Deb) Fuhrman; two sisters, Yvonne Brown and Janice Raynes.

Decil was preceded in death by his grandsons, Justin Neal and Kyle McGrail, sister, Paula Rice, brothers, Michael Fuhrman, Jerry Fuhrman and Robert Stewart Fuhrman.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, June 19, 2021 beginning at 12:00 p.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the Adams Funeral Home, 502 West Michigan Ave., Paw Paw. Memorial services with military honors will commence at 1:00 p.m.

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