Charles E. Hurst Jr.


Charles E. Hurst Jr.

automotive salesman

Charles E. Hurst Jr., 83, passed away peacefully December 23, 2011 after a year-long illness with his loving family at his side. He was the beloved husband of the late Barbara L. (Mowry) Hurst for 44 years.

He was a son of the late Charles E. and Edith (Kelley) Hurst. Mr. Hurst was an Army veteran of the Korean War and was a salesman for Monroe Auto Equipment and other automotive distributors for many years before retiring.

He was the father of Debra Mullaney, Cheryl Gravina, Charles Hurst and the late Kenneth Hurst; brother of Alice Hurst and Edith Johnson; and is also survived by six grandsons and a great-grandson.

His funeral service was held Dec. 27 in Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Chapel, 2435 Warwick Ave. Burial with military honors was in Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery, Exeter.

Contributions to VNA Hospice Care of New England, 51 Health Lane, Warwick, RI 02886 would be appreciated. For information and condolences visit