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Robert B. "Bob" Hurley

1927 - 2012 Obituary Condolences
Robert B. "Bob" Hurley Obituary
Robert B. Hurley, 85

Mr. Robert B. "Bob" Hurley, age 85 of Gainesville, MO passed away Wednesday, February 1, 2012 at his home. He was born January 31, 1927 in Port Arthur, Texas to Charles and Bessie Dickinson Hurley II. He married Alice Olson.

Mr. Hurley grew up in Pittsburg, PA and graduated from the University of Delaware in 1950 with a BS in Engineering. He worked for Pratt & Whitney on space projects including the Mercury spacecraft in the 1960's. He was a member of the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Church of Mountain Home, AR. He moved to the area from Belize, Central America, where he was a farmer, in 1991. He enjoyed raising orchids.

He is survived by his wife, Alice Hurley of Gainesville, Missouri; 5 daughters: Mary Alice Tillman of Alvin, Texas, Karin Hurley of Columbus, Georgia, Deborah Hurley/Olson of Petersburg, Alaska, Marjorie Middleton of Aurora, Colorado and Grace Lee Pierce of Boca Raton, Florida; 1 son: Robert Hurley, Jr. of San Ignacio, Belize, Central America; 8 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.

Memorial services will be held at a later date at the Universalist Unitarian Church in Mountain Home.

Donations may be made to Hospice.

Arrangements by Roller Funeral Home. Our online guestbook is available at www.rollerfuneralhomes.com.

Published in Baxter Bulletin from Feb. 3 to Feb. 4, 2012
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