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Alfred Vance Kauffman

July 11, 1932 — September 22, 2013

Alfred Vance Kauffman, 81, of Urbana, died at 2:17 p.m. on Sunday, September 22, 2013 in his residence. He was born on July 11, 1932 in Springfield, OH, the son of Alfred N. and Thelma (Wingfield) Kauffman. Alfred was a 1950 graduate of Urbana High School and 1957 graduate of The Ohio State University. Al was the vice president of public relations at GTE until 1984. After returning to his hometown of Urbana, he owned Copy Cat (a store on the Square), sold insurance for Northwestern Mutual and John Hancock, worked part time at Walter-Schoedinger Funeral Home and finally was a full-time employee of Walmart. He was a member of Grace Baptist Church, past president of the Chamber of Commerce and past president of Rotary in Gloversville, NY and past member of Urbana Lions. Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Ginger (Kibler); daughter, Kelli Gabriel of Nashville, TN; son, Rick Kauffman and his wife Lori of Urbana; grandchildren, Talia (Oscar) Diaz, Brenna Kauffman, R. Hunter Kauffman, Darcy Gabriel, Hillary Gabriel, Courtney Gabriel, Charlotte Charlie Gabriel, Matthew Gabriel, Christopher (Chelsey) Martinez, Robert (Brooke) Martinez and Maria Martinez; great-grandchildren, Xander Diaz, Arianna Diaz, Elec Fryman and Alexia Martinez. He was preceded in death by his parents, granddaughter, Kelsey Kauffman in 1993, sister, Alice Brooker and brother, Nelson J. Kauffman. The family will receive friends from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 25, 2013 in the WALTER & SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 642 S. Main St., Urbana, where a service will be held at 1:30 p.m. with Pastor Aaron Samples and Chaplain Mark Meyer officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Dale Cemetery. Contributions may be made in his memory to Acclaim Hospice, 7887 Washington Village Drive, Dayton, OH 45459, The Caring Kitchen, 300 Miami St., Urbana, OH 43078 or the Cancer Association of Champaign County, P.O. Box 38125, Urbana OH 43078. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.walterfunerals.com.

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