Richard Clarence Hurt Sr.

Richard Clarence Hurt Sr.

Wednesday August 28th, 1946 - Sunday November 8th, 2020
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Richard Clarence (R.C.) Hurt, Sr. was born to the late William D. and Agnes Wright Hurt on August 28, 1946 in Penfield Greene County Georgia. Richard was a 1964 graduate of Floyd T. Corry High school in Greensboro, Georgia. Richard was the President of his class, President and charter member of the Jackson Merritt National Honor Society and the Salutatorian of his class. He was Mr. Achiever, Best all-around, Most Loyal, Mr. Superlative, Most Humorous and Most Likely to succeed. Richard attended Paine College in Augusta, Georgia. He was a member of PHA Lookout Lodge 29 and a faithful member and Deacon of Second Baptist Missionary Church in Chattanooga Tennessee.

Richard was employed by Combustion Engineering Inc., Chattanooga Tennessee for 42 years where his duties were: Boiler Maker-trained employees to operate machinery; responsible for composing reports on production status; set up and operated machines to specification; read and interpreted related blueprints; used measuring devices; operated cranes to hoist and place materials; Hydro machine; blast machines; weld tester operation; saw. He was also the Union Representative for Combustion.

Richard was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. William D. and Agnes Wright Hurt; two children, Stanley E. Hurt and Camela H. Barnhart; niece, Dawn Mechelle Hurt; nephew, William (Billy) Hurt, III.

He leaves to cherish his memories two devoted sons, Richard (Stephanie) Hurt, Jr. and Robert (Curnekia) Hurt; daughter, Maretta Hurt; grandchildren, Jessica Barnart, Jericus Barnart. Whitney Espey, Terretta Espey, Kyana (Travis) Rogers, Rihanna, Olivia, Makaila, Kaunyae, and Jaylen; great grandchildren, Syncere, Thaddius, Javion, Serenity, Malachi, and Jayce; sisters, Nellie Brown, Gussie (Robert) Carlyle, Irene (Harold) Heard, Rosa Hurt and Eva Hurt Hawes; brothers, Williams (Rosalyn) Hurt, Jr., Arthur Hurt, John (Pamela) Hurt; son-in-law, Randy Barnart; aunts, Nettie Wright, Leola Wright, Marva Hurt; uncle, Leroy (Geneva) Wright; nieces, Andre, Tara (Christopher), Shameka (Mike), Erica, Krystal, and Shawana; nephews, Arthur Jr., Kevin (Shelia), W.T.; great nieces and nephews; special friend, Bonnie Davison; a host of cousins, other relatives and friends.

Public viewing will be held 2:00 – 6:-00 pm Monday, November 16, 2020 at the funeral home. A private family funeral service will be held. Interment: Highland Memorial Gardens.

The funeral service will be broadcast live beginning at 11:00 am EST Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at

Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 423-622-9995.
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To the Hurt Family, We wish YOU all Well , during this time of breavement....The loss of a loved one is hard to bear. Trusting that GOD will comfort YOU at this time...Cherish the Memories...,.Many Blessing to all...Take Good Care..

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To the family, we send our deepest condolences, we pray for you all for God to give you all the comfort and strength in your time of bereavement and encourage you all to continue to stay focused on God and be obedient to his word.
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