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Richard "Rick" E. Spurgin

June 19, 1962 December 13, 2017
Richard "Rick" E. Spurgin
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Obituary for Richard "Rick" E. Spurgin

Rick (Richard) E. Spurgin, 55, of Derby, Iowa passed away at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics after a courageous battle with cancer on Wednesday, December 13, 2017. A celebration of life service will be held in the Stove Heights Shelter (4325 E. 29th St., Des Moines, Iowa) on Saturday, January 6, 2018 from 2-5 p.m.

Rick was born June 19, 1962 to Eugene and Nancy Spurgin in Des Moines, Iowa. He graduated in the Des Moines area. Following school
Rick traveled to California, shortly after he joined the Army. Once Rick was done serving his country he married and moved back to Des Moines where they raised their family. For 25 years Rick was a union concrete and brick layer. In 2000 he ventured out on his own and opened Classic Concrete. He was a hard-working man that took good care of his family. He loved hunting, fishing, hiking, mushroom hunting, gardening and drinking beer.

Rick is survived by his best loving daughter Tabitha (Jose) Spurgin-Morales, and Tasha Spurgin; father Gene (Kathy) Spurgin, grandchildren Alexis, Julian, and Creedance; sister Lisa (Tom) Black, sister Janette Mumford nephew Cody & Katy ; brother Todd (Kathy) Spurgin; nephews Tom (Jennifer) Spurgin, Christopher Spurgin, and Nick Black; special friends Brandi Bannister & Kim Vandyne and many close friends plus his loving dog Ruby.

He was preceded in death by his mom Nancy & Junior Fitch

Cards may be sent to Tabitha Spurgin-Morales, 907 S.E. 9th St., Des Moines, Iowa, 50309.

Celebrate Life Iowa in West Des Moines has been entrusted with Rick’s cremation care.

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