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Visitation for Donald Ray Hurst, 80, of Gainesville, will be held from 2-3:30 PM Sunday August 21, 2016 at Western Heights Church of Christ in Sherman Texas. The address is: 800 Baker Park Dr., Sherman Texas 75092.
Donald Ray Hurst, passed away August 10, 2016 at his residence in Gainesville. He was born November 7, 1935 in Gainesville Texas, to Archie and Noble Hurst.
Donald was a graduate of Gainesville High School, Class of 1955. After High School, Donald was a member of the National Guard from 1955-1961. Donald worked as a TV Repairman and HVAC Repairman from 61-78 until he went to work as a Journeyman at Weber Aircraft where he was employed from 1978 until his retirement in 1996.
Donald was an avid football fan and loved to watch football with anyone who was a diehard fan like himself. He also loved watching Westerns as well as The People's Court where Judge Judy was his favorite.
Survivors include: son Steven Ray Hurst and wife Jeannie of Whitesboro; son Charles W. Hurst and Maria Torres of Denton; daughter Kelly Ann Cain and husband Clint of Gainesville; son Scott Allen Hurst and wife Roxanne of San Antonio; daughter-in-law Tracey Greenwald of Ohio; grandchildren: Jarren, Justin, Dillon, Melinda, Cody, Brittany, Michael, Amber, Tawny, Anthony, Brandi, Brandon, Delanie, Devan, Faith, Madellynn, Kruz, and Kaia; seven great-grandchildren.
Mr. Hurst was preceded in death by: his parents; son Michael Don Hurst; grandson Dane Hurst.
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Published on August 16, 2016
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