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James Lawrence Hursh

James Lawrence Hursh, age 48 of Cove, AR, passed away Sunday May 24, 2020.

James Hursh was born June 24, 1971, in Mena, AR, to Charles Aurther Hursh and Thelma Cearley Hammond. James was a kind-hearted man and was always willing to help others, in any way that he could. He had a passion for watching racecar. James also had his lifelong dream fulfilled when he had the opportunity to drive in his very own racecar. He never once let his disability hinder him. Mr. James Hursh was a son, a brother, and friend to all. He will be dearly missed.

He is survived by; Mother; Thelma Hammond and husband Paul of Mena, AR; Brothers; Thomas Robertson of Knoxville, TN and James Carver of Eufaula, OK; Sisters; Christina Kesterson and husband Karey Don of Mena, AR, KaSondra Babe and husband Pat of Pikeville, NC, and Florence Cooper of KY; Grandmother; Edna Cearley of Hatfield, AR; Good Friend; Tony Ward of Cove, AR; along with numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his father, Charles Aurther Hursh; Grandfather, James Cearley; and Mama Maxine Carver.

Mr. Hursh was sent for cremation under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home. Memorial Services will be held on Sunday May 31 @ 4pm in the old Hatfield Auditorium, officiated by Brother Troy Denton.

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