Stanley V. Hurst, age 93, a resident of Missouri Veterans Home Cameron, Missouri, passed away on Monday, July 14, 2014.
Stanley V. Hurst, age 93, a resident of Missouri Veterans Home Cameron, Missouri, passed away on Monday, July 14, 2014. Stanley was born February 1, 1921, in Chula, Missouri, the son of Otis and Hermia (Moore) Hurst. He was a 1938 graduate of Chula High School. During his youth he helped farm with his father and brother, Kenneth. In 1939 Stanley married Helen Lee Owen. He graduated in 1942 with a BS in Education from the University of Missouri, Columbia and also received a Commission in the While in the service his first son, Gary Stan, was born while stationed in Spokane, WA. After WW II while living in Los Angeles his second son, Warren Lee was born. In 1955 the family moved to Chula, Missouri, Where he again took up farming. Stanley married Willa Ruth Watson in 1966 and moved to Trenton, Missouri to start teaching at Jameson then Pattonsburg High Schools over a 17 year period. After retiring he became a health insurance agent for the Northwest Mo area. He was a member of American Legion, Masons, Moila Shriners, Elks Lodge, Chula Presbyterian Church then Wesley United Methodist Church of Trenton.