Robert R. “Bub” Hurst was taken home by his Lord on Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016.

Robert R. “Bub” Hurst was taken home by his Lord on Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016.

He was called Bub by his family and friends. He was born on Aug. 28, 1942, to Reverend L.R. and Flora Hurst in King City, California, until the age of 6 and then moved to Tecumseh.

He married Carol McInturff on Sept. 13, 1961, in Tecumseh and resided there until 1986 then relocated to Oklahoma City.

Robert owned and operated a wrecker service, gravel company and drove a truck during his lifetime.

Robert was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Edward Hurst.

He is survived by his wife, Carol Hurst of Oklahoma City; two children, Robert Bryan Hurst, Norman, and Brenda Croteau of Oklahoma City; five grandchildren, April Blum of Edmond, Ashley Hurst of Oklahoma City, Chelsey Croteau of Oklahoma City, Haley and Emily Hurst of Norman; four great-grandchildren, Madelynn Smith of Edmond, Caleb Brewer of Oklahoma City and Bayleigh and Brenleigh Pollard of Oklahoma City; two brothers, Lonnie Hurst of Tecumseh, and Ronnie Hurst of Eufaula; two sisters, Shirley Scott of Tecumseh, and Judy Smith of Tecumseh; and other extended family and friends.

He will truly be missed but he is finally home with his Lord after a long illness of heart problems.

Visitation will be 9 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017.

Graveside services will be held 3 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 3, at Tecumseh Cemetery with Pastor Jimmy Milligan, Living Faith Church in Moore, officiating under the direction of Cooper Funeral Home of Tecumseh.

To share memories, or to sign the guestbook online, go to www.cooperfuneral.com.