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James Kuhn Sr. Obituary

James Ross Kuhn Sr.
James Ross Kuhn Sr.

July 12, 1932 - October 7, 2018
Born in Benton, MS
Resided in Goffstown, NH
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James Ross Kuhn Sr, 86, died Sunday October 7, 2018 at Catholic Medical Center in Manchester surrounded by his family.
Jim was born on July 12, 1932 in Benton, Mississippi to Sydney and Rosa Kuhn. He enlisted in the US Air Force in 1952 and served for 20 years before he honorably retired. After retirement, Jim was a self-employed painter. Jim was part of the Giant Pumpkin Growers Association. He grew the first 1,000 lb pumpkin in NH. Jim was a bee keeper and an avid hunter and fisherman.
Jim is survived by his beloved wife Shirley, Daughter Debra Cross and her husband Joseph, Son James Kuhn Jr and his wife Susan, four grandchildren Jason, Stacey, Michael, Jessica, three great grandchildren Hunter, Kaylie and TJ.
Calling hours will be held on Thursday October 11th from 4pm to 7pm at the French and Rising Funeral Home, 17 South Mast Street, Goffstown NH. A graveside service will be on Friday October 12th, 10am at the NH State Veterans Cemetery, Boscawen NH. In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate donations be made to further honey bee education, please make checks out to Pawtuckaway Bee Keepers Association or PBA . Donations may be mailed to Lorry Roy, 217 Normand Rd. Goffstown NH 03045.




French and Rising Funeral Home
17 South Mast Street
Goffstown, NH US 03045
Thursday, October 11, 2018
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery
110 Daniel Webster Highway
Boscawen, NH US 03303
Friday, October 12, 2018
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM


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