James Robert “Bob” Hurst, Jr.
James Robert “Bob” Hurst, Jr., 60, of Newark, Ohio passed away unexpectedly on February 8th 2022 at his residence in Cape Coral, Florida. Bob was a 1980 graduate of Newark High School. He was a dedicated firefighter and paramedic for the Newark Fire Department for 14 years and retired as Assistant Chief. Bob will be dearly missed and always remembered.
He is survived by his mother, Janis Hurst; sister, Angela (Pat) Winchell; daughters, Lorrie Hurst and Mollie Hurst; stepdaughter, Katie (Adrian) Leibas and five grandsons, Cooper, Asher, Bodie, Cruz, and Landon Leibas; former wives, Roseann Sparks and Linda Crothers-Hurst; several nieces and nephews; as well as the many brothers and sisters at the Newark Fire Department.
Bob was preceded in death by his sisters, Lisa Hurst and Amber Johnson; as well as his father, James Robert Hurst Sr.
Those who wish to gather in memory of Bob are welcome to raise a glass with friends and family at Don and Sue’s Pizza in Newark, on March 5, 2022 from 1-3pm.
In lieu of flowers, please send memorial donations to the Newark Firefighters Local 109, PO Box 1189, Newark, Ohio 43058.
Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.