Robert A. Hurst Jr.

Robert A. Hurst Jr., 55, died on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at his residence in Batesville.

Visitation was held from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 6 at Williams & Lord Funeral Home in Greenwood. A graveside service was held at 1 p.m. in the Valley Hill Methodist Church Cemetery in Carroll County. Rev. Rick Shepherd officiated the services.

Mr. Hurst was born to Robert A. and Frances McGinnis Hurst Sr. on April 17, 1963 in Petersburg, VA,

He was a U.S. Navy Veteran of 23 years and was currently employed by AT&T. He was of the Baptist faith. His hobby was repairing old trucks and was an avid fan of the New Orleans Saints. Mr. Hurst lived in Batesville for the past 14 years.

He is preceded in death by his father, Robert A. Hurst Sr.

Mr. Hurst is survived by  his wife, Renee Overstreet Hurst and children Kelli Brown, Shelby Hurst, and Drew Hurst all of Batesville;  mother, Frances M. Cummins of Holcomb;  sister, Elizabeth Grist of Vardaman; brother, Bobby Hurst of Greenwood;  six  grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Tyler Brown, Corey Martin, Bill Barry Jr., Zach Boyett, Hayden Ross, and Haley Ross. Honorary Pallbearers will be employees of AT&T and Direct TV.

Military rites will be performed by the American Legion Post No. 29.

Williams & Lord Funeral Home is in charge. Online guestbook may be signed at



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