Lowell R. Hayhurst, 80, of Haubstadt, IN, formally of Fort Branch, IN, passed away at Gibson General Hospital in Princeton, IN. 

He was born to the late Raymond Hayhurst and Edith (Hironamus) Reeves on July 12, 1934 in Princeton, IN.

He attended the Bethel Memorial Church in Princeton, IN, and was a lifetime member of the Princeton Elks.  Lowell owned and operated Hayhurst Carpet in Fort Branch, IN with his wife of 59 years, Emily, who preceded him in death in 2013.  He also loved to camp and fish, and was an avid golfer.

Besides his wife and parents, Lowell is also preceded in death by a sister Joyce Rice.

He is survived by his daughter and son in-law, Lola and Terry Graham of Grayville, IL, a half-brother Jack Reeves of Indianapolis, IN.

A graveside service will be conducted at 10:00 AM Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014 at Walnut Hill Cemetery in Fort Branch, IN, Pastor Kevin Wilson will officiate.

Visitation will be on Monday, Nov. 10, 2014 from 3:00 PM until 7:00 PM at the Stodghill Funeral Home in Fort Branch, IN.  The family would like to thank the Gibson General Hospital 5th floor staff and Southerncare Hospice for their loving care and a special thanks to Stacey Kluthe.