Funeral services are planned for 11 a.m. Monday, August 4 at Bond Memorial Chapel for Mr. Gurkin, 85, of Hermitage.
Known as "Gran" to his family and friends, the former employee of the GF Puhl Company died July 30, 2014.
Visitation will be 2-6 p.m. Sunday and one hour prior to service Monday at Bond Memorial Chapel. Interment will follow at Hermitage Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include his wife of 64 years Elizabeth Gurkin and two children.
Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to Hickory Bend United Methodist Church.
Arrangements are in the care of Bond Memorial Chapel, Mt. Juliet.