Wilfred D. Hurst


Wilfred D. Hurst, Danville, IN, died on July 23, 2018 at Life’s Journey of Avon in Avon, IN. Born March 20, 1926 near Mt. Meridian, IN, he was the son of Alton O. Hurst and Elizabeth Walton Hurst who preceded him in death. He married Nina Goodman Hurst, September 25, 1993 and she survives.

A graduate of Belle Union High School class of 1944. He was a farmer and retired from IBM. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII in the Pacific Theatre. He was a life member of the Cloverdale American Legion and a life member of V.F.W. Post 3284 of Roachdale where he served as Quartermaster for 18 years. Mr. Hurst was also a member of the Roachdale Christian Church.

Survivors include, wife, Nina, two sons, Stanley L. Hurst, Greencastle, IN and Stephen L. Hurst and companion Phyllis Hayman, Reelsville, IN. Step-son, Vernon R. Saunders, Greencastle, and a step-daughter V. Sue Bright and husband Chris, Harrodsburg, KY. One granddaughter, Jayme L. Barber, one grandson, Jacob A. Saunders, Cloverdale, great-grandchildren, Kevin L. Polster and Kaitlyn Barber, a brother Wendell A., Greencastle, and several nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by; parents, sister, Wanda and husband Jack Patterson, sister-in-law Norma Hurst, and two step sons, Timothy and Terry Saunders.

Visitation will be 4:00 – 7:00 pm, Thursday, July 26, 2018 at Servies & Morgan Funeral Home in Roachdale. Graveside services will be at 11:00 am Friday, July 27, 2018 at New Providence Cemetery near Belle Union with military honors.

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3 thoughts on “Wilfred D. Hurst

  • Rusty/Carolyn Elliott

    Stan and Steve,

    It’s very difficult to say goodbye to our parents. Ninety-two is very impressive.
    I enjoyed Wilfred’s humor. All the best, Rusty and Carolyn Elliott.

  • Rita Sheppard Strube

    I do have pleasant memories of your dad and the family as I grew up on the farm. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.