Herbert Hurst, of Newport, passed away February 14, 2022 at Heritage Center in Morristown. He was a lifelong member of First Baptist Church of Newport, and served as a scout master in the Boy Scouts of America. He served honorably in the U.S. Army and Army Reserves, and retired from the United States Postal Service. He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Dora Sue Morgan Hurst, daughter Connie Webb (Terry), sons Tim Hurst (Toni) and Greg Hurst; grandchildren Molly Bennett (Craig), Amanda Hurst, Sam Webb, and Jack Webb; and great-grandsons Craig Bennett and Porter Bennett. He was preceded in death by parents Lowery and Kanzada Hurst, sisters Unita Inman and Delores Horn, brother Delbert Hurst, and an infant brother; and grandson Ben Webb. During his 94 years, he enjoyed a wide range of interests ranging from hunting and target shooting to woodworking, hiking, wildflower photography, fishing, and gardening. Memorial gifts may be made to Samaritan's Purse or the charity of your choice. Pastor Rich Lloyd will officiate the graveside service, which will be held at 11AM Saturday, February 19, 2022 at Union Cemetery.
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