The Herald, Sharon, Pa.

Obituaries

May 20, 2013

James E. Hurd Sr.

Volunteer fireman was truck driver, craneman

---- — EDINBURG – James E. Hurd Sr. of Edinburg, Lawrence County, passed away Sunday morning, May 19, 2013, in his residence after a brief battle with cancer. He was 67.

Mr. Hurd was born Sept. 4, 1945, in Sharon, the only son of Bernard and Leona Strough Hurd.

He was baptized a Methodist on Aug. 31, 1947.

James was a graduate of Sharpsville High School.

He was a veteran, having served in the Army and Army Reserves.

He was employed as a truck driver for more than 20 years at Martin Brothers Trucking Co. in Bessemer, Lawrence County. Prior to that, he worked as a craneman at the former Sharon Transformer Division of Westinghouse Electric Corp. He was a former member of a Mercer County Loyal Order of the Moose lodge, for which he had been a security officer.

He was a volunteer fireman for both Clark and North Beaver Township. His hobbies were tinkering with computers and cars, as well as hunting, but he especially enjoyed fishing for walleye.

James leaves behind his three children, James E. Hurd Jr., Edinburg; Robert Hurd, Bessemer; and Susan Woloshan and her husband Ken, Baden, Beaver County; and two grandchildren, James E. Hurd III and Emmett Woloshan.

James was preceded in death by his parents.

HURD

James E. Sr., 67, Edinburg, Lawrence County.

Calling hours: Family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday (5-22-13) in TERRY A. CUNNINGHAM FUNERAL HOME, 203 Oak St., Bessemer.

Service: Funeral service at 10 a.m. Thursday (5-23-13) in the funeral home directed by Chaplain William Beck.

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