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William Hurt, III

William Hurt, III

Thursday December 18th, 1969 - Thursday September 3rd, 2020
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William Douglas Hurt, III, 50, God called to eternal life September 3, 2020. He was born on December 18, 1969 to William Douglas Hurt, Jr. and the late Odessa Hurt. William known as Billie was a graduate of Tyner High School Class of 1988. He served in the U.S. Navy for 8 years. He attended CSCC and worked for Piccadilly Cafeteria and Books a Million. He was baptized at the early age of 9 years old by Rev. Paul A McDaniel of Second Missionary Baptist Church and was a member of Family Ministry Four. William spent the last 10 years of his life at Woodland Terrace Nursing Home. He was preceded in death by his sister, Dawn Mechele Hurt.

Survivors include his father, William Douglas Hurt, Jr. and stepmother, Roslyn V. Hurt; devoted aunt and daughter, Mattie Foster McKenzie and Carol McKenzie; aunts, Nellie Brown, Gussie (Robert) Carlyle, Irene (Harold) Heard, Rosa Hurt, Eva Hawes; uncles, Henry E. Foster, Richard Hurt, Sr., Arthur Hurt, John Michael (Pam) Hurt; nephews, John W. Nolan, Terrell Borders, Jermaine Borders; a host of cousins, extended family and friends.

Public viewing will be held from 9 am – 1 pm Thursday, September 10, 2020 at the funeral home, followed by a 2:00 pm graveside service at Chattanooga National Cemetery.

Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995
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  • Graveside Service

    Thursday September 10th, 2020 | 2:00pm
    Thursday September 10th, 2020 2:00pm
    Chattanooga National Cemetery
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Posted at 01:03am
Praying 🙏 🙏 🙏 that God will strengthen and keep you during this very difficult season. .ELDER HENRIETTA ERSKINE 💛 💜 OLIVET BAPTIST CHURCH

Mary Taylor

Posted at 08:27am
I'm sorry to hear about Billy. Remembering him when he was a kid growing up always happy, always with a smile. He is really going to be missed, but memories we will always have. He's in heaven now, He's at home. No more pain.

Lue E Foster

Posted at 04:24pm
So Sorry to hear of Billy's home going... I share so many memories of his life..when You all came to visit us in Charleston, SC, when He was stationed here in Norfolk...and his growing up.....May Your Family find comfort in knowing that His body now is at peace...no more pain. Cherish the memories ....Much Love
Lue Foster

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