Gregory J. Hurst, 56, Jasper

Gregory HurstGregory J. Hurst, 56, of Jasper, died Tuesday (June 25) at the Providence Home Healthcare Center in Jasper.

He was born on September 2, 1956, in Jasper, to Oscar and Myrtle (Sallee) Hurst.

He was a bartender for several establishment in the Jasper area. He enjoyed playing golf, he was an avid Cleveland Browns fan, and enjoyed sports and being in the outdoors. He was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church and the Jasper Knights of Columbus.

Surviving are one son, Sean Hurst, Jasper; his father, Oscar Hurst, Jasper; three sisters, Brenda Streicher, South Carolina, Donna Caruso and her husband Wayne, Indianapolis, and Cathy Bosler and her husband Mike, Jasper; six brothers, Cliff Shirley, Ocala, Florida, Curt Shirley and wife Karen, Orange County, California, Mike Hurst, Arthur, Illinois, Dave Hurst and his wife Suzanne, Don Hurst and his wife Linda, and Kenny Hurst and his wife Sharon, all of Jasper.

He was preceded in death by his mother Myrtle Hurst, and a sister, Jackie Crouse.

Funeral services at 9:30 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper, with burial in Fairview Cemetery.Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Thursday at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church or to a favorite charity. Condolences may be made at