Claude Estil HURSTON(1930 - 2013)


Claude Estil Hurston, Sr., 82, of Walton passed away Sunday, January 20, 2013 at St. Elizabeth Healthcare of Florence. He was a retired union construction worker employed at Messer Construction, a member of the local 265 Union, member of Shiloh Full Gospel Church, and was a US Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict serving in the 101st Airborne Division. Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Pauline King Hurston of Walton; sons Claude Estil Hurston, Jr. of Corinth, David Hurston of Walton, John Hurston of Falmouth; daughters Linda Haynes and Sherry Poole of Walton; sister Jean Carder of Indianapolis; 8 Grandchildren; 9 Great-Grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Visitation will be from 11 AM until time of funeral service at 2 PM Saturday, January 26, 2013 at Chambers and Grubbs Funeral Home of Walton. Burial will be at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North Monday. Memorials are suggested to Shiloh Full Gospel Church. Online condolences may be expressed at

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Published in the Kentucky Enquirer on Jan. 25, 2013