Dennis Spurling, 43

SOUTH WHITLEY — Dennis M. Spurling, 43, of rural South Whitley, died at 9:29 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011 as a result of injuries sustained in an accident on Sept. 9 in Kosciusko County. He was born July 26, 1968 in Goshen, a son of Larry M. and Deborah M. (Grabner) Spurling.He graduated from Columbia City Joint High School in 1987.He was employed at Rinker Boat Company for eight years, Liberty Coach for a few years and currently Whitley Manufacturing.He married Rebecca L. Stouder.They made their home in Syracuse.Surviving relatives include his wife, Becky; three children, Austin, Adam and Amber, all at home; his parents, Larry and Debbie Spurling; two siblings, Jennifer (Rick) Shew and Kevin (Kimberly) Spurling; and maternal grandmother, Virginia Ruth Grabner, all of Columbia City. The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Smith & Sons Funeral Home, Columbia City.The burial will be in Blue River Cemetery. The visitation will be from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.Preferred memorials may be directed to the final expense account at Smith & Sons Funeral Home.Condolences may be sent to