|Birth: ||Nov. 23, 1955|
|Death: ||Jan. 8, 2011|
Terry L. Hurley, 55, a lifelong resident of Parsons, died at 7:20 a.m., Saturday, January 8, 2011. He had been in his usual health and death was unexpected.
He was born November 23, 1955, in Parsons, Kansas, to Leo and Agnes (Holding) Hurley. He grew up and attended schools in Parsons and was a 1974 graduate of Parsons High School.
Following high school, he began his 36-year career with the Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad that merged in 1988 with the Union Pacific Railroad. He was presently working as a track supervisor.
He was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Parsons, a fourth degree member of the Knights of Columbus, the Elks – BPOE Lodge No. 257, and Teamsters Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way. He enjoyed spending time with his family, yard work, fishing, hunting, traveling, and sharing a good laugh with friends.
He and Cynthia Yanez were married July 5, 1975, at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Parsons. She survives of the home.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by: Three Daughters – Shyanna Busch and husband, Josiah Seneca, MO Amanda Hurley and partner, Robert Sjullie Portland, OR Jennifer Hill and husband, Matt Overland Park, KS Two Brothers – Tony Hurley Mound Valley, KS Tim Hurley Parsons, KS Two Sisters – Cathy Trollope Parsons, KS Rita Collins Coffeyville, KS Numerous Nieces & Nephews
He was preceded in death by his parents, Leo and Agnes Hurley; and his beloved dog, T-Bone.
The funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, January 12, 2011, at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Parsons. Burial will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. The rosary will be at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, at Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home in Parsons where the family will receive friends immediately following the rosary.
Memorials are suggested to St. Patrick's Catholic Church or the Rapha House in Joplin. These may be left at or mailed to Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home, P.O. Box 374, Parsons, KS 67357.
Online condolences may be left at www.forbeshoffman.com.
Mount Olivet Cemetery
Created by: Mark A. Swafford
Record added: Jan 10, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64022219
Terry, it was always a pleasure to work with you while I dispatched the territory you worked on. I could not have done my job well, without your help and cooperation. A true railroader and no one like you will ever walk this way again. Thanks a million ti...(Read more)|
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