1936 Robert 2020

Robert Hursey

June 25, 1936 — February 23, 2020

Robert C. Hursey, Sr., 83, of Bloomington passed away at 11:21 p.m. on Sunday, February 23, 2020 at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Normal.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, March 6, 2020 at First Assembly of God in Normal with Pastor Joel Labertew and Rev. David Wayne Brown officiating. Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service at the church. Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington is assisting the family with arrangements.

Entombment will be at Park Hill Mausoleum in Bloomington. In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to First Assembly of God in Normal or Christ Temple Pentecostal Church in Bloomington.

Robert was born on June 25, 1936 in Normal, a son to Aubrey E. and Almeta E. (Jackson) Hursey, Sr. He married Mary Hosea in Springfield in 1957.

Surviving are his wife, Mary Hursey of Bloomington; children, Jerry M. Poole, Sr. of Bloomington, Robert C. (Louise) Hursey Jr., of Columbus, Missouri, Rodney L. (Elisa) Hursey, Sr. and LoriAnn Hursey, both of Bloomington; ten grandchildren; many great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; sisters, Sandra Hursey, Phyllis Thomas, and Deborah Hursey, all of Bloomtington; and a host of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, siblings, Aubrey Hursey, Jr. and Shirley Williams, and grandson, Marco Hursey.

Robert proudly served his county in the United States Air Force where he aided in the medical division. He worked for the McLean County Sheriff's department as a deputy and also for Dr. John L. Wright, M.D. for forty-four years. After thirty-five years, Robert retired from Illinois State University in 1998.


MAR 6. 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CST)

First Assembly of God
800 East Vernon Avenue
Normal, IL 61761

Funeral Service

MAR 6. 11:00 AM (CST)

First Assembly of God
800 East Vernon Avenue
Normal, IL 61761

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