Clifton D. Hurst

Published 8:06 am Monday, November 25, 2013

HARRELLSVILLE – Clifton David Hurst, age 84, died Wednesday, November 20, 2013, at Three Rivers Health and Rehab Center in Windsor, NC.

Mr. Hurst was born in Halifax County on October 27, 1929, a son of the late Otha Melvin and Katie Mae Epps Hurst. He was a member of Harrellsville Baptist Church and was retired as a store manager for a convenience store chain. Clifton had never met a stranger and was loved by all who knew him.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife, Victoria Hoggard Hurst; his daughter, Robin H. Branham and husband, Wayne, of Charlottesville, NC; his son, Michael Hurst and wife, LuAnne, of Rocky Point, NC; three sisters, Roseleen Harris and Pauline Matthews, both of Murfreesboro, NC, and Mollie Duvall and husband, Ed, of Eustis, FL; a brother, Lee Roy Hurst and wife, Barbara, of Chesapeake VA; and his grandsons, Cody Hurst and Marcus Bowen.  Besides his parents, Mr. Hurst was predeceased by a sister, Kathleen Felton; and a grandson, Brandon Hurst.

A celebration of life service was conducted on Saturday, November 23, 2013 at the Chapel of Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service of Ahoskie with the Rev. Marcus Pond officiating.  Burial followed in Ahoskie Cemetery.  The family will receive friends at the home of his sister, Roseleen Harris in Murfreesboro.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 930B Wellness Dr., Greenville, NC, 27834, or to any cancer research charity.

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