Gussie "Gus" Weber Hurlburt, 94, of Marshall, formerly of Lee's Summit, died Thursday, June 17, 2004, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 20, at Waverly Baptist Church. Pastor Mike Walker officiated and was the soloist, accompanied by organist June Hinz. Pallbearers were Jeremy Appleby, Steve Kempf, Joe Michael, Mark Summers, Richard Summers and James G. Walden. Burial was in Waverly Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to The Living Center in Marshall.
Born June 15, 1910, in Waverly, he was the son of the late James Eli Hurlburt and Eliza Jane "Fannie" Parker Hurlburt. On April 26, 1975, in Boonville, he married Helen Virginia Nichols, who survives. He was a 1930 Waverly High School graduate and was a member of Moose Lodge and the Methodist church. He began and ended his working years as a deckhand and boat operator with the Corps of Engineers on the Missouri River. In between, he held a variety of jobs using his maintenance skills. He also owned and operated Sunset Service Station in Savannah and H and H Vending Company in Carrollton.
Additional survivors include one brother, Harry B. Hurlburt of Kansas City, and several nieces.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Walter F. Hurlburt and Eldon S. Hurlburt.