Robert Carroll Hurt, age 69 of Andrews, NC passed away Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at his residence.
He was a native and lifelong resident of Cherokee County, NC and the son of the late Claude Hershel Hurt, Sr. and Mae Hasseltine Ledford Hurt. Robert retired after 30 years of service from the state of North Carolina as a Correctional Officer. He enjoyed reading about history and was a Ham Radio Operator. Robert attended the Valleytown Cemetery Chapel.
He is survived by his wife of 16 years, Patsy Virginia Pickens Hurt; one son, James Slater of Kings Mountain, NC; two daughters, Melanie Keen of Hudson, NC and Tammy Bradshaw of Lenoir, NC; one brother, Claude Hurt, Jr of Asheville, NC; seven grandchildren; and three step- great-grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be held at 11 AM, Saturday, March 11, 2017 at the Valleytown Cemetery Chapel. Rev. Bo Phillips will officiate. Burial will be in Valleytown Cemetery. The NC State Honor Guard will serve as pallbearers. Jonathan Teague will serve as honorary pallbearer.
The family will receive friends from 10-11 AM, Saturday, March 11, 2017 at the Valleytown Cemetery Church.
Townson Rose Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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