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Lawrence Edward Hurst

Lawrence Edward Hurst

Lawrence Edward Hurst, 79, of Marietta, Ohio, died Thursday, March 19, 2020 at his home. He was born on June 30, 1940, in Marietta, Ohio to Clifford L. and Virginia Emma Carpenter Hurst. Lawrence is a graduate of Marietta High School. He served his country in the United States Army for 14 years. Lawrence retired from Washington State Community College in 2005 after 19 years of employment. He was a member of the American Legion, Loyal Order of Moose and H.O.G. Association.

He is survived by his wife, Sharon Marie Erb Hurst, whom he married on October 13, 1965; children, Lisa Schuller (John) of St. Peters, Missouri, Teresa Haught (Mike) of Marietta, Christopher Hurst (Tara) of Marietta; seven grandchildren, Marlena Schuller, Megan Heath, Zachary Schuller, Kaylee Hurst, Nicholas Haught, Nathan Haught and Alayna Hurst; six siblings, Tammy Schmidt (Dave), Lula Hurst, Virginia Ellis, Clif Hurst (Carolyn), Bernard Hurst (Jenny) and Fred Hurst (Bonita); and many nieces and nepheAbiding with government recommendations for social distancing during the COVID-19 Pandemic, private family services will be held at a later date at the Marietta Chapel of Cawley & Peoples Funeral Home. Burial of his ashes will take place at that time in New St. Mary’s Cemetery.

Donations in his memory may be made to The Basilica of St. Mary of the Assumption, 506 Fourth Street, Marietta, Ohio 45750. Cawley & Peoples is honored to serve the Hurst Family and offers online condolences and many other resources by visiting their website, CawleyandPeoples.com.