Cremation was chosen and a memorial service will be held at a later date. Mr. Robert E. Spurlin age 71 of Salem passed away Saturday, October 22 at Baptist Health Floyd in New Albany.Mr. Spurlin was born April 21, 1945 in Jacksonville, Florida the son of Otis E. Spurlin and Lucille W. Westerfield Spurlin. He was a former custodian for Spurlin School in Florida. He was a Vietnam War Air Force Veteran and a member of the American Legion.He is survived by two daughters: Laura Spurlin of Salem and Lindsay Spurlin of Alpena, Michigan, a brother: William Spurlin of Orlando, Florida, 4 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.