Michael Ernest Hurst – August 10, 1946/May 12, 2015

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hurstMichael Ernest Hurst, a resident of Midlothian, passed away May 12, 2015 after fighting a courageous battle with cancer. He was born August 10, 1946 in Dallas.

Michael graduated with a B.A. in Accounting with honors from UTA, served four years in the Army and was stationed in Germany and Ethiopia. Michael was a self-employed Certified Public Accountant for four decades. He was a third degree black belt in American tae kwon do, an avid chess player, a life-long music lover, and a WWII enthusiast. Michael was a long time member of Cliff Temple Baptist Church in Dallas.

A devoted husband and father, Michael is survived by his loving wife of 30 years, Tracy Hurst; son, Michael Shane Hurst & wife Nissa; daughters, Mandi Valdez & fiancé Randy Robbins, Camille Skye & husband Benjamin, and Rachel Hurst; sister, Suzanne Rautiola & husband Joel; brother, John Hurst & wife Debra; grandchildren, Hayley, Victoria, & Cynthia Valdez and Colin & Alana Hurst; four nieces & one nephew; and many loving friends.

jaynesServices are 11:00 am Friday, May 15, 2015 at Cliff Temple Baptist Church, in Bassett Chapel, in Dallas.

Interment will follow at Laurel Land Memorial Park in Dallas.

Visitation is 6-8 pm Thursday at Jaynes Memorial Chapel.