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Chuck Hurt


Chuck Hurt, 72, died Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, at his home following an extended illness.
Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, at Holy Cross Cemetery, Anamosa. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Goettsch Funeral Home, Monticello.
Surviving are three children, Anne Hurt, Monticello, Christine Hurt, Cedar Rapids, and Charles Hurt Jr., Potosi, Wis.; two grandchildren, Thomas and Chloe; four sisters, Jan Hoag, Monticello, Beverly (Dan) Prosser, Fallbrook, Calif., Nancy Gackle, East Helena, Mont., and Susan Hurt, Montana; and Eugene Hurt, Helena, Mont. He also is survived by his companion, Karen Picray. Many nieces and nephews also survive Chuck.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Cindy Williams; a brother, Robert Hurt; and longtime companion, Janet Rink.
Charles Floyd Hurt was born Sept. 17, 1945, at Hanover, Ill. He was the son of Eugene Hurt and Anna Doran Hurt. Chuck attended Sacred Heart Catholic School and the Monticello Community Schools, graduating in 1966. He worked at the Monti Theater and Camp-O, Delhi, in the summers while in school. He also worked at Koob's Garage, the Sinclair station and at K & P Chevrolet in Monticello. In more recent years, Chuck worked at Lewis Systems and bartended at the Grove in Scotch Grove.
In his youth, Chuck enjoyed many sports, including baseball, track, swimming, fishing and hunting. He was a Boy Scout and always loved being outdoors.
As an adult, he enjoyed camping with his family and friends, playing euchre, rummy, chess, pool, bowling, going to flea markets and watching NASCAR. Throughout these days, Virginia Moncrief and Yolanda Dietrich journeyed with him as wives.
The family would like to thank Dr. Sam Wood and the amazing team of caregivers at Hall-Perrine Cancer Center, the Jones Regional Medical Center Infusion Center staff and Dr. Phillip First and staff, who all became part of our family during Chuck's three-year battle with cancer.
Memorials may be directed to Jones Regional Medical Center Foundation, Anamosa, Iowa, or Mercy Medical Center Foundation, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.