Jack Taylor Hurley, Sr. lived to be 94 years old. He passed away on January 10, 2020. He was born March 21, 1925 in Vada, Ga to Rhoda Glover and John Harmen Hurley. He was the 7th of 9 children. Jack spent his younger years between Vada and Bainbridge, Ga. In the fall of 1951, he moved to Florida where he married the love of his life, Alice Clara Hollenbeck, July 2, 1962. During his life he worked as a farmer, truck driver, and finally retired from the City of Dunedin. After retirement, he spent his life doing what he loved, being with family. He was an original member of Crossroads Chapel, Palm Harbor.
Jack Hurley, Sr. is survived by his spouse of 57 years. His legacy includes 7 children, 27 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews, as well as many that considered him to be their Pops:
Mary (Jackie) Perrea (Michael Perrea), John (Joey) Hurley (Betty Hurley), Jeffrey Hurley, James Hurley (Donna Hurley), Jennifer Gioconda (Michael Gioconda), Jack Hurley Jr. (Wenonah Hurley), Nancy Robbins (Michael Robbins). Grandchildren include: Tera Frazier (Raymond Frazier), Jonathan (Devin) Eaton, Alexis Carpenter, Rebecca Pullen (Jacob Pullen), Christa Pappas (John Pappas), Tisha Hurley, Amber Anderson, Carl Anderson, Kyle Anderson, Levi Carpenter (Allie Carpenter), Olivia Hurley, Alyssa Hurley, Brianna Duvernois, Jazzmynne Duvernois, Zachary Gioconda, Taylor Hurley, Collin Duvernois, Seth Hurley, Caleb Hurley, Caylee Hurley, James Russell, Summer Davis, Bella Gioconda, Jayden Hurley, Cloe Hurley, Krysla Ferrell, Cayden Hurley; Great-Grandchildren include: Ryder, Sylina, Jovani, Jesiah, Jackson, Emalyse, Bear, Augusta, Emma Jane, Judah, Devontae, Amiyah, Keilani, Matthew, Lillie, Mollie, Carl Jr, Payton, Mercedes, Triston, Adriana, Julissa, Camila, Steven, Landen, Kinley.
A funeral service will be held at Crossroads Chapel, Palm Harbor, FL, Wednesday evening, January 15. Dobies Funeral Home, Holiday, Florida in charge.
A graveside ceremony will be held at 12:00 (noon), Saturday, January 18, at Mt. Pleasant Church Cemetery, Vada GA. Local arrangements will be handled by Cox Funeral Home.