US Marine Corps

Oliver J. Hursh

June 4, 1935 ~ March 19, 2024 (age 88) 88 Years Old

Oliver Hursh Obituary

Celebration of life services for Oliver J. Hursh, 88, Blue Eye, MO will be held at Snapp-Bearden Forsyth Chapel, Forsyth, Friday March 22, 2024 at 5PM with visitation starting at 4PM.  Pastor Joe Campbell will officiate.  Visitation services will also be held Monday, March 25, 2024, at the Porter Funeral Home, Kansas City, KS, from 1-2 PM with graveside service following at the Maple Hill Cemetery, Kansas City, KS. Rev. Ken Nettling will officiate. Mr. Hursh entered into rest on March 19, 2024, at Blue Eye, Missouri.

Oliver James Hursh was born June 4, 1935, in Chadwick, Missouri to Perry and Golda (Wyman) Hursh.

Oliver had attended the Forsyth School System. He joined the United States Marine Corp. after schooling and had served 1954 to 1964. When he was released from the Marines he had the rank of sergeant. He married Bonnie Lawson on Oct. 4, 1 953, and they were blessed with two sons. Bonnie preceded Oliver in death in 2001. Oliver married Harriette Burns on Nov. 30, 2002, and they had celebrated twenty-one years together this past fall.

Oliver retired from Trans World Airlines where he was a mechanic for over thirty years.

His Love for the Lord was so great that he wanted to witness to millions, that he did this by helping and working with other like Christians that all came together and erected the cross coming into Branson known as the "Majestic Cross" with Tears on Hwy 65.

He attended the Assembly of God Church in Blue Eye, Mo. Oliver enjoyed fishing and hunting when he was able. Being with his family and being kept young by having so many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Bonnie, a stepdaughter Wendy Burns; two brothers Lonnie and Rawleigh, and two sisters Ruby Hunsucker and Pearl Adams.

Oliver is survived by his wife Harriette; two sons James Hursh (Kim), and Tim Hursh; two stepsons Scott Burns (Julie) and William Burns (Gretchen), numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.

In Oliver's memory memorials may be sent to the The Gideons International, P.O. Box 1111, Springfield, MO 65807 or Access Hospice Care, 1741 S. 15th St., Ozark, MO 65721.

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March 22, 2024

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Snapp-Bearden Forsyth Chapel
16560 U.S. Hwy 160
Forsyth, MO 65653

Celebration of Life
March 22, 2024

5:00 PM
Snapp-Bearden Forsyth Chapel
16560 U.S. Hwy 160
Forsyth, MO 65653

March 25, 2024

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Porter Funeral Home
1835 Minnesota Ave.
Kansas City, KS 66102

Graveside Service
March 25, 2024

2:00 PM
Maple Hill Cemetery
2301 S. 34th St.
Kansas City, KS 66106


The Gideons International
P. O. Box 1111, Springfield MO 65807

Access Hospice Care
1741 S. 15th St., Ozark MO 65721


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