SUN LAKES, Ariz. — Richard L. Hurtle, 88, was born July 21, 1930, in Camden, New Jersey.
His family moved to the Elkhart area when was 14 and he graduated from Concord High School in 1949.
In 1954, he married Mary Bailey who survives.
In his younger years, he owned Franklin Street TV and Richard L Hurtle & Sons TV but spent most of his career at Miles Laboratories and Bayer where he designed and built medical instruments.
His wife, Mary, and son, Richard, reside in Sun Lakes, Arizona, and his two grandchildren, Erin and Guy, reside in the South Bend area.
In 2013, Richard and Mary moved to Sun Lakes where Richard passed away June 4, 2019.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Esten and Crystal, his older brother, James, and his younger brother, Charles.
His sister, Dorothy, resides in Paw Paw, Michigan.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.