Following a lengthy illness, Steve L. Hurt died July 3, 2017, in San Antonio, TX. He was born on July 20,1934, in Paris, Texas, to Reagan and Mattie Lou Dickson Hurt. The family moved to Clarksville, Texas, where he graduated from high school in 1951. He attended Paris Junior College, Baylor University and Baylor Law School, graduating in 1957. He married Betty Allen in Bogata, Texas on December 18, 1954. He practiced law in Lubbock, Texas until 1960, when he relocated to Plainview, where he maintained an active law practice until 2008. He was a long-time member and elder of First Presbyterian Church, Plainview Lions Club and Plainview/Hale County Historical Society, and participated in Democratic party politics from the precinct level to the county level. He retired to San Antonio in 2008 and enjoyed new friendships at The Towers. He was a member of Northwood Presbyterian Church. He was predeceased by his parents and two brothers, Reagan Hurt, Jr. and Jimmy Hurt. He is survived by his wife of 62 years; son, David Hurt and daughter in law Sheilah; daughter, Margaret Anderson and son in law Michael; and son, Reagan Hurt; also a sister, Lou Ann Madison; and nine nieces and nephews. Memorial services will be held Thursday, July 13, at 11:00 a.m. at Northwood Presbyterian Church, 518 Pike Place, San Antonio. A reception will follow at The Towers on Park Lane.

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  1. On behalf of the alumni and friends of Paris Junior College, we extend our sympathies to Mrs. Hurt and the Hurt family. May God provide strength for each new day. Our prayers are with you today and in the days ahead.

  2. Prayers for you all in this journey. I remember Steve always making me smile! Phyllis Dayton wall

  3. I am very sorry to hear of Steve’s passing and did not know he was ill. He was a very good person and partner to the Cox Family. A dedicated lawyer and well liked citizen of Plainview. I talked to Steve every year to discuss business and he got me up to date about David, Margaret and Betty. Steve will be missed.

  4. Betty, David, Margaret,and Reagan – My deepest condolences on Steve’s death. He loved his church and it was apparent by his actions and the way he lived. Please know that the Plainview Presbyterian Church joins you in celebrating a life well-lived and we hold you up in prayers. Deen Braly

  5. Steve was an absolute joy to work with back in Plainview! As the chief of Juvenile Probation he fought for ALL his clients and a passion that was 2nd to none! He and Joe Cox were a “legal team” that was to be reckoned with! Steve was genuine, real, and just a great human being! Prayers for his family!

  6. Sincere condolences to you Betty and your family in the passing of your dear Steve, My thoughts and prayers continue to be with you.

  7. Dear Betty & all the Family,

    We have just learned today (July 23, 2017) about Steve’s death by e-mail message from close friends from Clarksville .

    Growing up in Clarksville, I [Billie Ruth (Slaton) Garmon] was very close to all of Steve’s family, and became a close friend of Lou Ann’s during our high school years and remain so today.

    May your precious memories sustain you during this sad time.

    Love & Prayers for all of you, Billie Ruth (Slaton) & James Haden “Pete” Garmon

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