Jim Hurst

Jim M. Hurst, 68, Hermann, died Sunday, April 22, 2018, at his home.

He was born Oct. 8, 1949, to Leroy and Elizabeth (Dowling) Hurst, in Washington.

He was united in marriage to Cathy (Mecum) Hurst, Jan. 22, 1988, in Columbia.

Jim served in the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Church of the Risen Savior and the American Legion Post 147, both in Rhineland. He was also a board member of the Peoples Savings Bank. Jim worked for the Missouri Department of Veterans Affairs as a supervisor until his retirement. He was also a farmer.

He was preceded in death by parents, Leroy and Elizabeth.

He is survived by wife, Cathy; children, Jenna Baynes and husband Jason, Hermann, Jeff Hurst and Michelle Britt and husband Lyon, all of Raleigh, N.C., Gary Newton and wife Beth and Shellie Newton, all of Columbia; and six grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.

Visitation will be held (today) Wednesday, April 25, from 2-8 p.m. at Toedtmann & Grosse Funeral Home, Hermann. Funeral services will be held Thursday, April 26, at 10 a.m. at Church of the Risen Savior, Rhineland, with Rev. Monsignor Gregory Higley officiating. Burial will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Rhineland. Memorial contributions suggested to Church of the Risen Savior or American Legion Post 147.

Arrangements entrusted to Toedtmann & Grosse Funeral Home, Hermann.