August 2, 2022
WEST POINT — Donald Ray “Donnie” Hurst, 73, died July 31, 2022, at Baptist Memorial Hospital—Golden Triangle.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, at Calvert Funeral Home, with James Towery officiating. Burial will follow at Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the funeral home. Calvert Funeral Home of West Point is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Hurst was born June 12, 1949, in Pine Bluff, to the late Jimmy and Louise Thompson Hurst. He was formerly employed as owner and operator of DC Tire Company.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Celeste Howard Hurst.
He is survived by his daughter, Angie Ray of Southaven; son, Donald Wayne Hurst of Fairhope, Alabama; brother, Dwight Hurst of Corinth; sisters, Louise Barnett of Houston and Sarah Pulasky of Dallas, Texas; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Donnie Hurst, John Gill, Gene Gwathney, Joey Morgan, Jody Guest and Buddy Chadwick.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.