Rev. Ronnie Hurst, 72, of Eufaula, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019.

Rev. Ronnie Hurst, 72, of Eufaula, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019.

He was born on Jan. 31, 1947, to Rev. L.R. and Flora Hurst in Bakersfield, California.

Ronnie graduated from Tecumseh High School in 1965. After graduation, he pursued work in ministry. Ronnie pastored churches in Shawnee, Ada, and Tecumseh.

In 1992, Ronnie married Kathryn Woods. They co-pastored Evangel Outreach, in Eufaula, Oklahoma. They were also business partners of Ron’s Barber Shop in Checotah, Oklahoma, until the time of Ronnie’s death.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Edward Hurst, father, Rev. L.R. Hurst, mother, Flora Hurst, son, Ranson Hurst, daughter, Rachel Hurst, son, Randon Hurst, brother, Robert Hurst, grandson, Kyle Talley, and first wife, Carolyn Rizzo.

Ronnie is survived by his wife, Kathryn Hurst, Eufaula; children, Ronnell Talley, Shawnee, Rev. Travis & Lynsey Hurst, Shawnee, Raquel Matheson, Fort Smith, Arkansas, Jason & Rachael Woods, St. Louis, Missouri, Eric & Viola Woods, Checotah, and Nicole Woods, Checotah; sister, Shirley Scott, Tecumseh, twin brother, Rev. Lonnie & Linda Hurst, Tecumseh, and sister, Judy Smith, Tecumseh; 21 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m., Tuesday, Oct 22, at Faith Christian Outreach, 13116 US-177, Shawnee, Oklahoma. Services will be conducted by Rev. Lonnie Hurst, Rev. Travis Hurst, and Rev. Larry Townsend.

Arrangements under the direction of Garrett Family Funeral Home, Checotah, Oklahoma.