Memorial Services for James Rodney Hurst, 62, of Whigham, GA, were at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 7, 2013, at the Chapel of Clark Funeral Home, Cairo, GA. Rev. Mitch Clements officiated. Mr. Hurst passed away on Wednesday, September 4, 2013, at Grady General Hospital, Cairo, GA.
Mr. Hurst was born on January 23, 1951, in Cairo, GA, to the late Irvin Millard and Betty Mobley Hurst Byrd. On August 25, 1971, he married Brenda Singletary Hurst, who survives. He was a heavy equipment operator for Peavy and Son, and a member of Pine Level Baptist Church.
Survivors include: his wife, Brenda Hurst of Whigham, GA; a daughter, Stacy Odom (Preston) of Arlington, GA; sons, James Irvin Hurst (Kristie) of Whigham, GA, Dustin Hurst (Krissy) of Havana, FL; grandchildren, Dani Odom of Arlington, GA, Madison Odom of Arlington, GA, Megan Barrett of Cairo, GA, Kelsey Hurst of Whigham, GA, Christopher Hurst of Whigham, GA, Kaylee Hurst of Whigham, GA, Paige BreAnne Hurst of Havana, FL; brothers, Dannie Hurst (Belinda) of Whigham, GA, Bobby Hurst (Faye) of Cairo, GA; and a host of nieces and nephews and dogs.
Mr. Hurst was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Ricky Hurst Irvin, Randy Hurst Irvin; a sister, Mary Jane Morrison.
The family received friends at Clark Funeral Home on Friday, September 6, 2013, from 6 until 8:00 p.m.
Guests may sign the online register at www.clarkfuneral.com.