Billy Joe Hurst
FRANKLIN - Billy Joe Hurst, 76, of Franklin, passed away Monday, Jan. 7, 2019.
He was born in Macon County, the son of the late Henry and Mary Flanigan Hurst. Mr. Hurst was a mechanic for Macon County government and was a member of Black Mountain Baptist Church. He loved cars and old tractors.
Survivors include his daughter, Shannon Guy (Rodney) of Franklin, grandchildren, Roland Guy, Chloe Guy and Jackson Guy; brothers, Horace Hurst and Dennis Hurst, both of Franklin. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Herb Hurst, and a sister, Betty Moore.
A funeral service was held Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019 in the chapel of Bryant-Grant Funeral Home with the Rev. Eddie Stillwell officiating. A private burial was held. The family received friends Wednesday evening at Bryant-Grant Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the Elizabeth House or Four Seasons Hospice, 581 South Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731 or to Hospice House Foundation of WNC, 272 Maple St., Franklin, NC 28734.
Bryant-Grant Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Hurst family.
Condolences are available at bryantgrantfuneralhome.com.