MT. JULIET -- Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 10 at Victory Baptist Church, 1777 Tate Lane, for Mr. Hurt, 72, of Mt. Juliet. Known as "Buddy" to his family and friends, the DuPont retiree died Mar. 8, 2010.
A charter member of Victory Baptist Church and a former member of Green Hill Baptist Church, Mr. Hurt served in the US Army, he loved camping, traveling and Mt. Juliet High School basketball.
Visitation 10 - 11 a.m. Wednesday, at Victory Baptist Church.
Services will be conducted by Rev. Chuck Groover and Rev. W. D. Thomason. Interment will follow at Hermitage Memorial Gardens.
Surviors include: daughters Sharon (Kevin) Withrow and Susan (Greg) McRay; granddaughter "Sweet" Caroline McRay, mother-in-law Mary Ella Duncan; brother-in-law and sister-in-law Delson and Barbara Jean Smith; many nieces and nephews; special friends Ken Cates, Wayne Shull, Prince Croley (deceased). Special thanks to his caregiver Joan Murphree.
Mr. Hurt is preceded in death by wife of 43 years Linda Duncan Hurt; parents Virgil and Naomi Hurt; several brothers and sisters.
Active pallbearers: Wayne Shull, Frank Horne, Ken Cates, Orville Everett, Wayne Greene, Danny Vantrease and Donnie Lawrence. Honorary: Senior Mens Sunday School Class.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Victory Baptist Church Building Fund or Alive Hospice.
Arrangements made by Hermitage Funeral Home.