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 Robert Mathis “Bob” Hurt, Sr

Robert Mathis “Bob” Hurt, Sr

Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Death 1 Jul 1988 (aged 71)
Batavia, Kane County, Illinois, USA
Burial Batavia, Kane County, Illinois, USA
Plot Mausoleum
Memorial ID 116480330 · View Source
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Social Security Death Index shows that Robert Mathis Hurt, Sr. changed his name and died under name of Edward Robert "Bob" Evans.

U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-Current
about Edward R. Evans
Name: Edward R. Evans
SSN: 457-01-8353
Last Residence: 60510 Batavia, Kane, Illinois, USA
Born: 5 Feb 1917
Died: 1 Jul 1988
State (Year) SSN issued: Texas (Before 1951)

Robert Mathis Hurt, Sr. was the son of Earl Evans Hurt (18 Oct 1887 - 23 Jan 1971) and Isadora A. Bright Hurt 929 Jun 1891 - 14 Aug 1933). He grew up in Dallas, Texas where most of his family were well known Dallas lawyers.

As a young adult, he moved to Houston, Texas and began a successful career where he was a super salesman with a ready smile and a very likeable presonality. For many years he succeeded in magazines sales where he would usually hit a town with a small group of young men. The young men would canvans the area and go door to door selling magazines; one of the most popular at that time was "The Saturday Evening Post." Later, in Houston, Texas, he opened an appliance store with a large dislay of machines.

In 1940, he met and married Ruby Mabel Havard (22 Sep 1921 - 21 Nov 1996) daughter of Charles (Charley) Harris Havard (17 Oct 1875 - 05 Apr 1951) and Iva (Ivy) Jett (06 Jun 1878 - 16 Apr 1963).

The couple was blessed with six beautiful children: Guyneth Loring Hurt (07 Jul 1941)Austin, Mower County, MI; Robert Mathis Hurt, Jr.(29 May 1943)Houston, Harris County, TX; Darryl Havard Hurt (20 Jun 1944) Brenham, Washington County, TX; Norman Eugene Hurt (13 Mar 1948 - 19 Oct 2011) Harris County, TX; Claudia Kathleen Hurt (09 May 1951 - 02 Jul 2009) Harris County, TX; and Debra Ellen Hurt (03 Jan 1954) Harris County, TX.

In 1947, the couple moved into a new home at 6821 England Street in Houston, Texas, where they raised their children. The home was sold on January 2, 1984.

Bob left his family in 1954 and his home and moved to Illinois where he spent the remainder of his life. He changed his name to Edward Robert Evans, and on 11/12/1955 he married Muriel Buix in Cook County Illinois. It is believed that in the early 80's he divorced Muriel and married Harriet.

See Find A Grave Memorial# 142965960

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  • Created by: Harold W Havard
  • Added: 3 Sep 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 116480330
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Mathis “Bob” Hurt, Sr (5 Feb 1917–1 Jul 1988), Find A Grave Memorial no. 116480330, citing River Hills Memorial Park, Batavia, Kane County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Harold W Havard (contributor 47392225) .