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James Esley Hurst

May 7, 1932 — January 31, 2020

James Esley Hurst

James Esley Hurst, 87, of Rockingham, passed away Friday, January 31, 2020 at Hospice Haven.

Mr. Hurst was born May 7, 1932 in Chesterfield County, SC, a son of the late Weldon and Ada Jones Hurst. He had served his country in the US Army and many years ago was a volunteer fireman for the Rockingham Fire Department. He had retired as a supervisor from Southern Bag Company. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Josephine Coble Hurst and a daughter, Gena Hurst.

Surviving are his daughter Trudy Dotson (Mark); grandchildren, Ben Moree (Seagrum), Joey Moree (Mary Catherine) and Jimmy Dotson; great grandchildren, Drew and Layla Moree; brothers, Olin Hurst and Harold Hurst and longtime companion, Cathy Thompson.

Graveside services will be at 11:00 am Monday, February 3, 2020 at Richmond County Memorial Park with Rev. Donnie Driggers officiating.

The family will greet friends from 4:00 – 6:00 pm Sunday at Carter Funeral Home in Rockingham and at other times at the home.

 

 

 

 

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Visitation

Sunday, February 2, 2020

4:00 - 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

Carter Funeral Home Colonial Chapel

705 South Caroline Street, Rockingham, NC 28379

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Graveside Service

Monday, February 3, 2020

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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