June 6, 1936 - January 24, 2020
On January 24, 2020, Frank Hurst, 83, passed from this life into the loving hands of his Lord and Savior. Frank was born June 6, 1936, in Moultrie, GA, and raised in nearby Albany, where he attended Albany High School. He proudly served in the United States Marine Corps for twenty-seven years, which included time in Korea during 1954-55 and two tours in Vietnam from 1966-67 and 1969-70. Frank earned 7 air medals for combat missions and received permanent combat aircrew wings. He went on to work at Flight Safety as Director of Maintenance Training. Frank met and married Joanne on May 21, 1994 in West Palm Beach, FL. After retiring, from Flight Safety, Frank and Joanne moved to Madison County and renovated a home where many wonderful family memories were made. Frank faithfully served as a Sunday School teacher for many years and took multiple mission trips to the Philippines and India. Frank was a world traveler- visiting the Holy Land twice and taking trips to Turkey, Egypt, and most recently Nova Scotia. He was a member of Disabled Veterans of America, the American Legion Post 0107 of Live Oak, and Hopewell Baptist Church where he was a Deacon since 2014. Frank showed his love through acts of service- having helped his community and family throughout his life. He will remain in our hearts a loyal and steadfast friend, father, and grandfather. He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Ruby Lee (Brock) Hurst; brothers, James Alton and William Terry; son, Joseph Hurst, and beloved wife, Joanne Hurst. He will be deeply missed by his daughter, Laurie (Adam) Hurst-Moses of Raleigh, NC, stepdaughter, Doreen (Randy) Mendenhall of Kansas City, MO , stepson, Brad (Kristina) Becker of Austin, TX, grandchildren, Brandon, Brittany, Tuesday, Christian, Faith, and Rachel. Services will be held at Hopewell Baptist Church on Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 11:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, the family request for donations to be made to Hopewell Baptist building fund or Hopewell Baptists Mission fund in Frank's memory.
On January 24, 2020, Frank Hurst, 83, passed from this life into the loving hands of his Lord and Savior. Frank was born June 6, 1936, in Moultrie, GA, and raised in nearby Albany, where he attended Albany High School. He proudly served in the... View Obituary & Service Information
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