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Obituary for George W. Hurst
George W. Hurst, age 81, of Caldwell, Ohio, died Sunday, December 30, 2012, at Summit Acres Nursing Home in Caldwell. He was born December 9, 1931, in Belle Valley, son of the late Albert Urbane and Sarah S. Rayner Hurst. He was a 1950 graduate of Belle Valley High School, and he was a United States Army veteran having served during the Korean War. He retired in 1993 from the Central Ohio Coal Company, where he was superintendent of stripping. He was a member of the First Church of Christ in Caldwell, where he was a member of the Lambda Phi Sunday School Class, and formerly served as a deacon. He enjoyed farming, and he loved his family and his grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Elaine Weekley Hurst, whom he married October 27, 1951, and who died July 18, 2011; one grandson, Brandon J. Sholtis; and two great-grandsons, Braydon and Boone McKee. Surviving are four daughters, Debbie C. (Rick) Bailey of Caldwell, Becky J. (Mike) Lemaster of Caldwell, Tammy E. (Robert) Miley of Sarahsville, and Teresa A. (Dave) Densmore of Caldwell; one sister, Norma (Joe) Dudley of Cumberland; one brother, Herb (Lois Ann) Hurst of Caldwell; one sister-in-law, Shirley Rayner of Caldwell; one brother-in-law, James Velosky of Dayton, Kentucky; 9 grandchildren; 2 step-grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; 2 step-great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Friends may call Tuesday, January 1, 2013, from 4-8PM at McVay-Perkins Funeral Home, 416 East Street, Caldwell, where the funeral service will be observed Wednesday, January 2nd at 11AM with Pastor Dale Hunt officiating. A military graveside service will follow at Olive Cemetery, conducted by the Noble County Veteran Service Organizations.