Forrest "Neil" Hurst
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LEWIS CENTER: A memorial reception for the family and friends of Forrest "Neil" Hurst will take place 2-4 P.M. Saturday, July 20, 2013 at Brucker-Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st Street, Newark. Inurnment at Wilson Cemetery will take place at a later date.
Mr. Hurst, age 63 of Lewis Center, Ohio and formerly of Newark, passed away suddenly on Thursday, July 18, 2013 at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus. Before his disability, Neil was employed by Holophane for 25 years. He was born April 20, 1950 in Zanesville the son of Damon and Pelma Lucille (Miller) Hurst. He was a 1968 graduate of Newark High School.
Neil is survived by his loving wife, Brenda (Slane) Hurst; daughter Jennifer Vilardo of Newark; son Bryan (Dianna) Hurst of Mt. Vernon; grandchildren Brittany and Abigail Vilardo, Alyssa and Jessica Hurst; father-in-law Ronald Slane; special sisters- and brothers-in-law Mike (Betty) Starr, Linda (Larry) Paynter, Jack (Amy) Slane, Danny (Michelle) Slane, Ronny Slane, Leslie (Brett) Gross, Rex J.R. Hardway and Buck Justice; special daughter-in-law Natalie Knight as well as many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, sisters Joan Justice, Dorothy Hardway and Betty Lou Gheen; mother-in-law Vesta Slane preceded Neil in death.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts in Neil's name may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Association.
On-line condolences to the family may be sent via www.brucker-kishlerfuneralhome.com by clicking Obituaries/guestbook entry.
Brucker & Kishler Funeral Home
985 North 21st Street Newark, OH 43055
Published in the Advocate on July 19, 2013