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Harry Hurst
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Obituary for Harry Hurst

Harry Hurst, 89, a Cox’s Creek resident, passed away Thursday, March 8, 2018. He was born on July 15, 1928 to the late Clarence and Mary Spalding Hurst. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Harry Scott Hurst, 4 sisters, Jennie Geoghegan, Mary S. Clark, Sabina Swerdfeger & Mary Alice Hurst; 8 brothers, Collin, Billie, Tom, Clarence Jr., Ben, Edwin, Gam, and John Hurst.
He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Laura Shelburne Hurst, son, Chris Hurst of Cox’s Creek, daughters, Kaye Whitehead of Muncie, IND, Marie Rogers and Anne Hurst both of Cox’s Creek. He is also survived by 9 grandchildren; Gene Whitehead, Lucy Keller, Harry Rossoll, Laura Leigh Rossoll, Ben Rossoll, Thomas Earl Rogers, Christopher Hurst, Mimi Hurst and Samuel Hurst; and 6 great grandchildren.
Harry was a lifelong farmer, and Nelson county businessman, whose love of the land showed every day of his life. For everyone that was acquainted with Harry, knew he was honest, hardworking, and enjoyed his family and friends. Harry was a veteran of the United States Navy, former District 4 Magistrate for 12 years, has served on the North Nelson water board, member of the Knights of Columbus, the Pork Producers Association and of the catholic faith.
The family has followed Harry’s wishes for a non-ceremonial cremation. Houghlin Greenwell Funeral Home, 1475 New Shepherdsville Road, is in charge of arrangements.


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