William T. "Billy" Hurdle, 89, died Sunday, May 13, 2012 in Brian Center Health & Rehabilitation, Hertford.
Mr. Hurdle was born in Perquimans County and was the son of the late Hubert Doctrine and Della Missoura White Raby Hurdle. A retired farmer, he was a member of Mt. Sinai Baptist Church. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his sister, Ruth Elizabeth Hurdle Burden, twin brothers Howard Doctrine and Harold Henderson Hurdle, and by a half-brother, James Oliver Raby.
Surviving are three nieces, Lois Ann Nixon of Edenton, Rebecca Hamill of Winterville, and Miriam Swain of Hertford; three nephews, Hubert White Burden of Greenville, Harold Lindsey Hurdle of Wilson, and Wayne Hurdle of Hertford; and several great-nieces, great-nephews and extended family members.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 3:00 p.m. in Mt. Sinai Baptist Church by the Revs. Howard Sutton, George Wilmore, and Gene Boyce. Burial will follow in Cedarwood Cemetery with Miller & Van Essendelft, Funeral and Cremation Providers, 1125 Harvey Point Road, Hertford, handling arrangements. Friends may join the family Tuesday from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the funeral home.