Frank Melvin Hurst Sr., 85

MUNCIE, INDIANA (OBITUARIES) - Frank Melvin Hurst Sr., 85, of Muncie, died Monday evening, June 23rd, 2014 at Golden Living Center in Muncie. He was born June 13th, 1929 in Eaton, IN, and was the son of the late Ora Robert & Lillian C. (Smith) Hurst.

Frank was a great inspiration to others, and loved to share God’s word with them. He was always there when needed, and brought joy to others. Frank enjoyed fishing, playing games with his family, and Barber Shop Quartet Music. He worked as a Sales Supervisor in the bakery business for thirty-eight years. Frank was a member of University Christian Church of Muncie.

Frank is survived by his loving wife Bertha Imogene (Harney) Hurst of Muncie; four son’s Robert G. (Deborah) of Muncie, Frank M. Jr. of Muncie, Martin D. (Annette) of NSB, FL, and Allen L. (Kim) of Muncie; three daughters Zelopha Surgener of Muncie, Debra Jean (Rick) Raines of Dunkirk, and Beth (Fred) Myrick of Muncie; nineteen grandchildren, thirty-eight great-grandchildren, and twelve great-great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews also survive. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by four brothers Paul A., Martin L., Ora R., and Fred A. Hurst.

Funeral Services for Frank will be held Thursday, June 26th, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at Garden View Funeral Home with Pastor Steve Huddleston officiating. Burial will be in Gardens of Memory Cemetery. Family and friends may call Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 from 5-8 p.m. Memorial Contributions maybe made to Magic City Music Men or James Criss Music with envelopes provided at the Funeral Home. The family would like to thank Dr. Suer, Dr. Graham, the nursing staff at Golden Living Center, and Ball Memorial Hospital. Online condolences may be made at

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