David Edward Kuhlman, 79, a resident of Blue Springs, MO passed away peacefully Monday, January 9, 2023 at Centerpoint Medical Center in Independence, MO. He was born November 28, 1943 to L.O. and Edna (Gee) Kuhlman in Kansas City, MO.
David spent nearly 40 years of his working career in aluminum diecasting manufacturing, most of those years at Kuhlman Diecasting Company of Monroe City, MO and Stanley, KS. He later worked for Pace Industries of Fayetteville, AR; Ertl Toy Company of Dyersville, IA; and MerCruiser of Stillwater, OK. Following his retirement in the diecasting field, David drove a school bus for the Blue Springs School District, where he developed many friendships in his later years. David was a member of the Blue Springs Elk’s Lodge #2509.
In his earlier years, David was a pilot, enjoyed boating, and playing golf. The past several years, he enjoyed spending time with his buddies at the Elk’s Lodge. Above all, David cherished spending time with his family.
David is survived by his children, Scott Kuhlman and wife Jeanne of Lee’s Summit, MO, Michelle Neuweg and husband Matthew of Blue Springs, MO, Stacy Hurt of Lake Winnebago, MO; Six grandsons: Christian Kuhlman, Cameron Hurt, Nathan Kuhlman, Andrew Hurt, Austin Neuweg, and Aiden Neuweg.
David is preceded in death by his parents, L.O. and Edna Kuhlman; sister, JoAnn Thompson; and son-in-law, David Hurt.
David will be cremated per his wishes. His family with gather to celebrate his life at a later time. Arrangements have been entrusted to Meyers Funeral Chapel in Blue Springs. Memories of David and words of comfort for his family may be shared at meyersfuneralchapel.com.