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Obituary - Robert Hurley



Long time walking horse enthusiast, Robert Hurley, age 83 of Hayden, Alabama, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, June 8, 2017.

He is survived by two daughters, Theresa (Jeffrey) Fuller of Forestdale and Sherri (Ken) Clark of Danville; three grandchildren, Benjamin Fuller, Elijah Clark and Elizabeth Clark; Shirley Cowley of Bessemer; James Richard Hurley of Birmingham and numerous nieces and nephews.

Mr. Hurley was preceded in death by his loving wife of 47 years, Julia B Hurley; parents, Lawrence S. Hurley and Regina F. Hurley; a brother, Lawrence (Buddy) Hurley Jr; sisters, Elizabeth Glenn, Bobbie Burch, Bonnie Smith, Betty Case and Joan Lanahan.

Mr Hurley was a long time member of Brookhaven United Methodist Church of Powderly. He was also a member of the Walking Horse Association of Alabama as well as the Alabama Show Horse Association.

Visitation will be on Friday, June 9, 2017 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Ridout's Gardendale Chapel. The graveside funeral service and burial will be held on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 2 p.m. at Elmwood Cemetery. Bro. Dennis Agnew will be officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the American Cancer Society and the American Heart Association . A special thanks to Alacare Hospice and Visiting Angels for their care and support.

Arrangements under the direction of Ridout's Gardendale Chapel, Gardendale, Alabama.

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