Hurst, George A., age 89, a resident of Royal Oak since 1951, passed away January 28, 2015 at Woodward Hills Nursing Center in Bloomfield Hills. He was born May 1, 1925 in Detroit. Mr. Hurst was a World War II U.S. Army veteran, who served in the South Pacific. He retired from the General Motors Tech Center in 1980 and the Saturn Corporation in 1987. He was a member of the Royal Oak VFW Post #1669 and the Royal Oak DAV Wolverine State Chapter #33. He was the beloved husband of the late Betty Jean Hurst; the couple married July 3, 1943 at St. Anthony’s Church in Detroit; loving father of the late James A. Hurst; father-in-law of Betty; dear brother of Frederick Hurst; proud grandfather of Heather Tang, Tina Hurst and Jamie Hurst; and great-grandfather of Brittany Tang and Timothy Hurst. The visitation will be Friday 2-8 p.m. and service Saturday 10:30 a.m. at the Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home, 705 W Eleven Mile Road (4 blocks E of Woodward), Royal Oak. Burial will take place at White Chapel Memorial Cemetery in Troy. Memorials to the Karmanos Cancer Institute or Alzheimer’s Association are appreciated. Share your memories at: www.sullivanfuneraldirectors.comPublished in Daily Tribune on Jan. 29, 2015+Read More Share Listen to Obituary Remember Share a message, photo, or video below View all messages 2 "RIP George w/Betty & Jimmy. Last of my Lincoln neighbors but..."- Dorothy Stec, Shader"Will remember you, Betty, and Jim in my thoughts and prayers...."- Dorothy Stec, Shader Add a memory or condolence to the guest book Add Message Please add or record a video for the family of George Hurst Add a video + Please add a photo and share in the life story for George Hurst Add a photo +