Sunday, February 28, 2016

John S. Hurd

Wellsville, NY - John S. Hurd, age 64, of the Bolivar Road passed away at home on Friday February 26, 2016 at home. He was born on December 15, 1951 in Wellsville to Henry and Reba Baldwin Hurd. On August 19, 1972 in Wellsville he married Rosemary J. Clark who survives.

John graduated from Wellsville High School and Alfred State College. He was a machinist who had worked for Kodak in Rochester, RDJs in Lancaster and for ICI in Lima. He retired in 2005 and in 2007 he and Rosemary moved back to Wellsville. John enjoyed working on and restoring cars at his home. He adored his wife, loved his family and enjoyed spending time with his grandsons. 

Surviving besides his wife are a son, Master Sergeant Andrew J. Hurd stationed at Elgin Air Force Base in Fort Walton Beach, FL.; a daughter, Rosemary T.J. Hurd of Wellsville; 2 grandsons Aidan and Elric McCollumn; 2 sisters Cheryl Wasar of Phoenix, Az. And Cynthia Hurd of Phoenix, AZ.; several aunts, uncles, cousins and nieces and nephews, 3 brother in laws and 2 sister in laws.

Friends are invited to call on Tuesday, March 1, from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the J.W. Embser Sons Funeral Home in Wellsville. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 11 am in the funeral home. Burial will take place in Woodlawn Cemetery and memorials in John’s name may be made to the Wellsville Volunteer Ambulance Corps. To leave online condolences please visit

1 comment:

  1. We miss you Dad. I will try to teach my boys to be forgiving and loyal as you taught me.