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Roy Edward Hurley

August 19, 1926 ~ July 28, 2020 (age 93)


Roy Edward Hurley, 93, died on July 28th, 2020 in Pueblo. He was born to Roy and Juanita (Merrel) Hurley in Alex, Oklahoma on August 19th, 1926. Roy was known as Son and was the oldest of 5 siblings.

He married Erma Orton on August 19th, 1961 and was sealed in the temple in 1991 to their 5 children. Roy was honorably discharged for his two years of service in the Army and moved to Salida to work at Climax. He served as a volunteer firefighter for 26 years, worked as a postal driver, and volunteered his time to the community with his devoted wife by his side.

Roy and Erma faithfully attended the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints for many years and they diligently devoted time to the Family History Center and doing service for the church. Roy loved his family and would always be picking on the kids, grandkids, and great-grandkids. Later in life he would go hiking, collecting rocks, telling stories of his childhood, or relaxing in his chair.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; brothers Donal Ray, Kenneth, and James; 2 grandkids; and numerous great-grandkids.

Roy is survived by his sister Toy (Wayne) Owen; brother Keith (Joyce) Hurley; son Bryan (Christy) Hurley; daughters Nancy Hurley, Linda (Lee Hudson) Hurley, Dianna (Brad) Moschetti; 21 grandkids; numerous great-grandkids; and nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held at Fairview Cemetery on Saturday August 1st, 2020 at 11:00 AM. Funeral services are limited due to current COVID-19 restrictions and social distancing and masks are recommended. Arrangements are with Lewis and Glenn Funeral Home. Online condolences may be offered to the family at

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Graveside Service
August 1, 2020

11:00 AM
Fairview Cemetery
8105 Cty Rd 144
Salida, Colorado 81201

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