Gene “Tony” Hurd, was called home by the Lord from his residence surrounded by his loved ones on April 12, 2013. He was born in Warrenton, Virginia on July 7, 1948 to parents Gene and Betty (McCorder) Hurd. He was a retired union lather. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, four-wheeling, and playing pool. He took pride and much joy in teaching his children all of these. He was married to the love of his life, Connie for 34 years. He is preceded in death by his father, Gene and his mother, Betty.
He is survived by his loving wife, Connie (Mock) Hurd of the home, sons: David Hurd and wife Racheal of Mountain View, Arkansas, Paul Wallace of Florida, Anthony Hurd of Florida, and Charles Hurd of Florida, daughter, Lissa Zajac and husband Billy of Mountain View, Arkansas, brothers: Freddy Hurd and wife Debbie of Florida, Billy Shafer and wife Viola of Texas, and Johnny Saharski and wife Charlene of Oregon, sisters: Joanie Chesser and husband Billy of Florida, and Janet Lipinski and husband Dan of Connecticut, ten grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at Roller Crouch Chapel with Rev. Russ officiating. Burial will be Sunnyland Cemetery.
Pallbearers are David Hurd, Bill Zajac, Zachary Zajac, Travis Zajac, Randy Sartin, and Cliff Lessman. Honorary pallbearers are Freddy Hurd and Terry Dixon. The family would like to thank his hospice nurse Margaret Sumrall for the care and compassion she gave to Tony and our family. Roller Crouch Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.