Hurley T. Smith, 75, died on Monday, August 12, 2019 at St Catherine Hospital in Garden City. He was born on August 1, 1944 at Dighton the son of Hurley W. and Nellie (Hobbs) Smith. He married Marilyn Dee Anderson on May 17, 1966 at Dighton.
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Hurley graduated with the Class of 1962 at Dighton High School and attended McPherson College on a football scholarship. He returned to Dighton and worked as a lineman for Lane-Scott Electric for a few years before going into the family business, Smith’s Frozen Foods, and became owner in 1988. He was a member of United Methodist Church of Dighton and former member of Dighton Lions Club. He loved shooting trap and would travel around the state to compete when possible. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, woodworking, reloading shells, making jerky out of just about anything, and lately, his daily cribbage games at the JOY Center and Dighton Bowl.
He is survived by his Wife- Marilyn Dee Smith, and Son- Curtis Smith of Kansas City, Missouri. He is preceded in death by his Parents, Son- Donnie Smith, and Sister- Arah Knight.
At Hurley’s request there will be no services held. Burial will be in Dighton Memorial Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Pheasants Forever in care of Boomhower Funeral Home. Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com.
The family would like to express their deep gratitude to Lane County EMS, who rescued Hurley on so many occasions, also the entire staff of Lane County Hospital and St Catherine Hospital for all their help.
Boomhower Funeral Home Box 891 Dighton, Ks 67839 620-397-5792