SIKESTON -- Donald Hurst, 79, died July 26, 2012 at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.
Born April 15, 1933, in Mercer County, Ky., to the late Brack and Mayme Hendren Hurst, he lived in the Sikeston area for over 30 years. He had retired from Mid-Town Motors in Sikeston and was employed as a broker in trucking. A member and former deacon of the Church of Christ, he received a Bachelor of Science degree in agriculture from the University of Kentucky and was an honorary Kentucky colonel.
On May 28, 1983, in Sikeston, he married Nancy C. Parr Chappell, who survives of the home.
Also surviving are: two daughters and a son-in-law Becky and Roland Frias and Cindy Chappell of Sikeston; one brother, Kenneth Hurst of Lexington, Ky.; and three grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. until time of services at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Blanchard Funeral Chapel.
The Rev. Len Meyers, pastor of Trinity Gospel Church, will officiate.