Bill Earl Hurley

1933 - 2009 Obituary Condolences
Bill Earl Hurley Obituary
Bill Earl Hurley January 30, 1933 - August 30, 2009 A Memorial Service will be held for Bill E. Hurly, 76, of Coos Bay, (formerly of Bakersfield) at 2:00pm Friday September 18, 2009 at Nelson's Bay Area Mortuary 405 Elrod Ave, Coos Bay, Oregon. Cremation rites have been held. Bill was born January 30, 1933 at Salina, Oklahoma, the son of Paul and Doris A. (Anderson) Hurley. He passed away August 30, 2009 at Coos Bay. Bill was raised and educated in Taft, California. He was married to Pauline Miller on April 28, 1952 in Las Vegas, Nevada. They made their home in several different California and Nevada communities where Bill worked in oil field construction. He later settled in Bakersfield where he joined the Operating Engineers Union Local #12 as a heavy equipment operator. Bill worked on several Black Badge (top secret) government construction projects during his career. Bill enjoyed working on tractors, going to auctions, fixing things in his shop, and tools. He loved the ocean and ocean fishing and they moved to the ocean at Coos Bay, Oregon in 2001. He is survived by wife of 57 years Pauline Hurley of Coos Bay, OR; daughters, Christina Parks of Pauls Valley, OK, Sharon & Charles Mendonsa of Mt. Juliet, TN, Lori & Rick Hicks Pasco, WA; 6 Grandchildren and 1 Great Grandson; brother Edward Hurley of Rochester, WA, and several nieces and nephews He was preceded in death by a sister, Peggy Reed. Contributions in his memory may be made to South Coast Hospice 1620 Thompson Rd. Coos Bay, Oregon 97420 Arrangements are under the direction of Nelson's Bay Area Mortuary (541)267-4216
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Sept. 6, 2009
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