Updated February 18, 2019

William Howard Hurd, Jr. of Lynnville passed away peacefully at his residence on Friday, February 15, 2019.  He was born in Prospect, Tennessee on May 30, 1940 and was 78 years old.

He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, great great-grandfather and brother. He was of the Church of Christ faith, was a farmer, raised game chickens, a factory worker and retired from Maury Fence Company and a friend to all.

Visitation will be on Sunday, February 17th from 12:00pm until 3:00pm at Bennett-May & Pierce Funeral Home and Crematory.

Funeral Service will follow visitation on Sunday, February 17th at 3:00pm in the chapel of Bennett-May & Pierce Funeral Home with Bro. Mark Johnson officiating.

Burial will follow in Lynnwood Cemetery.

Memorial donations are suggested to Lynnwood Cemetery, P O Box 305, Lynnville, TN. 38472.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Carolyn Whitworth Hurd parents, William Howard Hurd, Jr. and Betty Rogers Hurd, sisters, Betty Jewell Dunnavant and Judith Ann Hurd.

He is survived by his,

Daughter, Sandy (Berry) Sands of Lynnville

Daughter, Betty Oakley Thompson of Minor Hill

Son, William Howard (Cynthia) Hurd III of Columbia

Grandchildren, Charlene Sands (Bryan) Russell of Pulaski, Wil (Lindsey) Sands of Lynnville, Jodie Lynn (Danny) Gant of Morristown, Evan (Angie) Oakley Jr. of Columbia, Suzanne (Chris Griffin) Oakley of Minor Hill, Alisa Hurd of Murfreesboro, Kris (Shelli) Burton of Lynnville, Kiela (David) Perry of Columbia and Liesha Sterling of Franklin.

21 Great-grandchildren and 1 great great-grandchild

Sister, Robbie Barnes of Columbia

Bennett-May & Pierce Funeral Home and Crematory in charge of arrangements for William Howard Hurd, Jr.