He was born on February 20, 1927 in Madison County to the late Monroe and Fannie (Miller) Kuhns and married Anna M. Schlabach on February 17, 1955. She died October 6, 2011.
He was a retired farmer and a member of the Old Order Amish Church.
He is survived by two daughters, Mary (Wayne) Schlabach and Betty (Jonas) Beachy, both of Holmesville; two sons, Levi (Anna) Kuhns of Millersburg and Leroy (Martha) Kuhns of the home; three sisters, Ida Troyer and Katie Kratofil, both of Middlefield and Susie Rodgers of Columbus; a brother, Freeman Kuhns of Middlefield; a step-sister, Clara Coblentz of Mercer, PA; two step-brothers, Joe and Ben Byler, both of Middlefield; two sisters-in-law, Ella Kuhns of Fredericksburg and Doris Kuhns of Plain City; twenty three grandchildren and sixteen great grandchildren.
In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by an infant son, Alvin; a sister, Amanda Yutzy; and five brothers, Levi, Joe, Jacob, Albert, and Monroe Kuhns.
Funeral services will be Thursday at 9:00 AM at the family residence with Bishop Andy A. Troyer officiating. Burial will be in the Fryburg Community Cemetery. Friends may call anytime at the residence.
Spidell Funeral Home in Mount Eaton is handling the arrangements.