Jerry Henry Hurst, 71, Coatesville, passed away from cancer on Friday, Oct. 9, 2015 at home, surrounded by his family.
Jerry was born in Greencastle on Dec. 11, 1943 to Cecil Carlyle and Bessie (Henry) Hurst.
He worked for many years at John Deere and earlier for Butlers, Humphreys and I-H. He worked at Dixie Chopper until his retirement in 2002.
On Jan. 21, 1989 he married Marlene Kay Shillings. They had three daughters, Kay Anna, Marlena Kate and Jerri Lee.
He is survived by his wife Marlene, daughters Kay Anna (Andrew) Genotte and Marlena Kate Hurst, grandson Henry Russell Genotte, brothers Larry C. (Martha) Hurst of Greencastle, Terry Hurst of Chicago and Donnie Prather of Crawfordsville, as well as numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.
Jerry was preceded in death by his parents Carlyle and Bessie Hurst, duaghter Jerri Lee, stepmother Freida (Terry) Hurst and Art and Nellie Prather.
A memorial gathering with the family will be held at the Coatesville Public Library Conference Room on Saturday, Oct. 24 from 2-4 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate contributiosn to help cover Jerry’s medical bills be sent to P.O. Box 283, Coatesville, IN 46121.