Jetty Bill Hurn was born in Pocahontas, Arkansas December 26, 1931. He was a family man and an entrepreneur who was always up for an adventure and some good country music. Bill married the love of his life, Mary Dunn Hurn, in March 1951.
During the Korean War, he served as a Staff Sargent in the U.S. Air Force where he found a love for flight. Bill lived a long, full, happy life, with the love of God in his heart and surrounded by family and friends. With Mary, he flew the clear blues skies to Albuquerque, Las Vegas and Pocahontas (to name a few); traveled on two wheels all across the United States and even into Canada; and traveled the globe, visiting Jerusalem, Germany and Egypt.
Bill joined the Lord March 29, 2018 surrounded by his immediate family. He was preceded in death by his daughter Barbara Ann Forrest; parents Sank Hurn and Mattie B. Burrow Hurn; sister Joyce Mansker; nephew Jan Mansker; brother-in-law A.J. Crabtree. He is survived by his wife and co-pilot in life, Mary D. Hurn; son, Doug and daughter-in-law Michelle Hurn; grandson, Randy and wife Angela Hurn; granddaughters, Brandilyn Cooke, Bonnie and husband Clayton Tinsley and Lisa and husband John D. Hilzendager; great grandchildren, Grant, Geoffrey, Collin and Taylor; sister-in-law, Sara Crabtree; nephews, Jay and wife Jeri Crabtree, Clay and wife Ronda Crabtree; grandniece Carlie Ann Crabtree and grandnephew Jason Mansker.
Visitation for family and friends will be held on Monday, April 2, 2018 from 9:30-11 AM at the First Baptist Church in Waxahachie. Funeral Service will directly follow at 11 AM with Dr. David Ritsema officiating. Interment will follow at the Gateway Memorial Park in Waxahachie.
Pallbearers will be: Doug Hurn, Randy Hurn, Jay Crabtree, Clay Crabtree, John D. Hilzendager, Clayton Tinsley, Brandon Nunley. Honorary Pallbearers: Geoffrey Arvesen, Grant Hurn, Collin Hurn.
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Arrangements are under the direction of the Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home in Waxahachie.