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James B. Kuhns, 67, of Newville, passed away on Friday, March 4, 2011, at the Sarah A. Todd Memorial Home, Carlisle. He was born December 4, 1943, in Chambersburg, a son of the late Clarence L. and Mabel G. (Diller) Kuhns.

Jim retired in 2003 from Carlisle Syntec in Carlisle after 40 years of service. He also worked for the former Henry's Bakery near Shippensburg as a bread delivery driver. He was a member of Victory Tabernacle, Carlisle, Newville Fire Co., Newville Special Fire Police and where he served as treasurer for more than 20 years, also South Newton Fire Co. and Special Fire Police and the Williams Grove Steam Engine Association. Jim also drove for the Amish, Walnut Bottom Construction and hauled tractors for Jeff Showaker.

He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Kay I. (Orner) Kuhns, daughters; Jill I. Kuhns and Janet E. Kuhns both of Newville and Mary E. (and her husband, Jeremy) Eutzy of Shippensburg, brothers; Jay R. Kuhns of Chambersburg and Nathan R. Kuhns of Newville, sisters; Eunice M. Sauder of Ephrata, Anna L. Predoti and Nancy J. Leatherman both of Lititz, Evelyn M. Schliestett of Suwanne, GA and Fern L. Habecker of Palmyra, grandchildren; Madison and Jackson Eutzy and Gina Kuhns and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a sister, Miriam F. Kuhns.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 9, 2011, at Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle. Pastor Glenn Yohn will officiate. Burial with Fireman's Honors will be in Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens, Carlisle. Viewing will be on Tuesday from 5 - 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home and on Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. until time of the services. Memorial contributions may be made to the Missions Program at Victory Tabernacle, 472 E. North St., Carlisle, PA 17013.

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You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers at this time of sorrow. Jim has earned his wings and can now fly with the angels and look over you all. Remember he is no longer living in a world of pain, he is where he needs to be "pain free" until you all can meet again some day. Stay strong for him...

Gary & Diane Hippensteel and family
Our prayers and thoughts are with you (Jim's family) at this time.

Millard and Priscilla Garrett
Okie, Dokie Jim "smile" you have left this world for a better place.  Yes, we're all gonna talk about what a wonderful guy you were.  That's the kind of memories we wanna' remember.  May you rest in peace.  Miss you already!!

Evie (Kuhns) Schliestett
Your family will be in my prayers... Sorry to hear about your loss... Jim was a good neighbor and I will miss him and all the times I would come over there and just talk to him about things I knew nothing about.. Jim you are an angel now... You're with God and pain free.  You will be truely missed...

Michele (Eshelman) Mahoney
Mary and Family, 
Our thoughts are with you in your time of sorrow, 
 John, Gina, Darcy, Gabe and Owen

John Long
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time!

Stephanie Rhoads
I am so sorry for your loss. He was a very happy guy. I know he is in a better place,but earth will be less friendly without him. My thoughts and prayers are with with all of you.

Tammy Tosten Johnson

To Mary Eutzy and the Kuhns family,
You are in my thoughts and prayers
during this time of sorrow. Mary, I will hug my Dad a little harder tomorrow just for you...Your memories will keep your Dad's spirit alive in your hearts.

With much sympathy,
Julie Kerstetter and family

We extend to you our deepest sympathy.

The Charles Diller Family


Because of Nancy, you all feel like family.   Know we care and pray you each experience peace and comfort beyond all earthly understanding.

Leroy and Joyce

I miss and love you Pappy!

Madison Eutzy



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Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Inc.
Since 1853
630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, PA 17013
Phone:  (717) 243-2421
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(1926 ~ 2009)
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(1926 ~ 2009)
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(1892 ~ 1988)
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(1898 ~ 1934)
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(1866 ~ 1924)
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(1831 ~ 1903)

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