Clinton T. Hurlstone, 96, of Inverness, Fla., passed away Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013, at his residence. He was born Aug. 5, 1917, in Cayman Brac, Grand Cayman Islands to the late Hemington and Martha (Ryan) Hurlstone. Clinton was a parts manager for General Motors Corporation, and arrived in this area in the 1970's, coming from the Brooklyn, N.Y., area. He attended the Inverness South Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness, and enjoyed woodcarving, puzzles, astronomy, and loved to rhyme.
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He was preceded in death by one step-daughter, Stephanie Brancheau. Survivors include his loving wife, Shirley Hurlstone of Inverness; three step-daughters, Shirley (Douglas) Warnke of Honor, Mich., Susan Penn of Adrian, Mich., and Sheryl Lynn (Joseph) Basile of Floral City; step son-in-law, John Brancheau; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends in visitation from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013, at the Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home with Crematory, Inverness. Funeral services will be at the funeral home at 10 a.m., the following day. After the service, the family will greet friends at their residence for fellowship and refreshments. Burial will be private.
Published in Citrus County Chronicle on Aug. 27, 2013