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LASHMEET Onsby Merrial Hurst, 80, of Lashmeet, WV, passed away on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at Princeton Healthcare Center. Born March 8, 1937 in Dott, he was the son of the late Claron Onsby and Helen Akers Hurst.
He worked for Acme Supermarket and Grants as Head of the Meat department for many years and later worked for Buddy's Cleaning and Contracting of Lerona WV. He was a member of Mount Olivet Methodist Church at Lashmeet and a veteran of the U. S. Army.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Yvonne Mills Hurst; two children, Jennifer Dunn and husband J. D. of Bear Creek, NC and Jeffrey Hurst and wife Katrina of Lashmeet; three grandchildren David Blankenship of East Warwick RI, Davina Blankenship of Bear Creek NC and Courtland Hurst of Princeton; two great grandchildren Cameron Blankenship and Michael Blankenship of East Warwick RI; two step granddaughters Candice Coyle and Kelly Underwood of Princeton WV and Candice's children Kristy and Jayden and two sisters Loretta Courtroulis and Mona Robertson both of Glenwood WV.
Honoring his wishes the body has been cremated and there will be no services. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the family.
Arrangements by Bailey-Kirk Funeral Home in Princeton. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.bailey-kirk.com.
Published on July 28, 2017
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