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William "Bill" Hurley

July 11, 1930 — January 6, 2024

Trinity, North Carolina

William "Bill" Davis Hurley passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, January 6, 2024, surrounded by his loving family. He is now reunited with his Father, Jesse Bradley Hurley, his mother, Ornie Russell Hurley, and the love of his life, Vermell Crotts Hurley, in heaven. Bill was also preceded in death by his eight brothers and three sisters.

Bill served his country in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War and spent most of his career as the plant manager at Heirloom Furniture. A Republican, he was known as a staunch supporter of conservative political values. He was precinct chair of Back Creek Township and a member of the executive committee for Randolph County GOP. Bill and Vermell were recognized by Governor Martin for registering over five hundred voters in Randolph County in one election. He was a past member of the Junior Order (O.U.A.M.) and a reserve lieutenant deputy for the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office. Known as the peacock man, Bill loved to farm and loved his animals and pets. Enjoyed working on his skid steer. Bill loved going out to eat with his family. He was one of a kind.

Bill is survived by his four children, Litchard Hurley (Faye Dean), Renee Maynor, Karen Hurley (Frank Auman) and Van Hurley Sr. (Deanna); grandchildren, Jay Spivey (Greg), Philip Hurley, Todd Spivey, Misty Hurley, Mandy Hinshaw (Chris), Van Hurley Jr. (Leigh), Megan Hurley and Heather Callicutt; and great-grandchildren, Gatlin Hurley, Hannah Hinshaw, Jennifer Hurley, Kaymen Hurley, Haley Hinshaw, Jessica Hurley and Hurley Powell. He also leaves many nieces and nephews. Although our time with Bill/Dad/Papaw has ended. The love and laughter with each of us will remain in our hearts. He will always be remembered as a significant role model, Father, and Pawpaw.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, January 9, 2024, from 6-8 p.m. at Pugh Funeral Home located in Asheboro. The funeral services will take place on January 10, 2024, at 2 p.m. at Poplar Ridge Friends Meeting located in Trinity.

The family would like to express their heartfelt gratitude to caregiver Doris Bulla and Hospice of Davidson County for their loving care of Bill.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Davidson County, 200 Hospice Way, Lexington, NC 27292.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Tuesday, January 9, 2024

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Pugh Funeral Home - Asheboro

437 Sunset Ave. , Asheboro, NC 27203

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, January 10, 2024

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Poplar Ridge Friends Meeting

3673 Hoover Hill Rd, Trinity, NC 27370

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