Hurley Linton DeLaFosse

Published 11:34 am Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Hurley Linton DeLaFosse, Jr., 68 of Atmore passed away Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, at his residence.

He was born on Oct. 8, 1944, in Brewton.
He served in the United States Army and was a Vietnam veteran. He retired from Den-Tal-Ez in Bay Minette and had worked for the Baldwin County School Board. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Atmore and he was very active in youth sports.

Survivors include his wife Arlene Evans DeLaFosse of Atmore; mother; Beauress DeLaFosse of Atmore; sons, Anthony DeLaFosse of Bay Minette and Shannon (Maria) DeLaFosse of Daphne; daughters, Cindy (Eddie) Butler of Excel, Regina (Ernie) Wood of Stapleton and Becky (Kevin) Brown of Pensacola, Fla.; grandchildren, Brandon Butler, Neal (Sarah) Butler, Michael Wood, Rachel Wood, Jacob Brown, Hannah Brown, Gibson DeLaFosse; and great granddaughter, Lenora Butler.

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Funeral Services were held at 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, from the Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Arnold Hendrix and the Rev. Willie Oglesbee officiating. Burial followed in Oak Hill Cemetery with military honors. Visitation was held from 6  until 8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9, 2013, from the Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home.

Active pallbearers were Don Voight, Tommy Harrell, Aubrey Stanley, Myles “Bubba” Reed, Steven McDaniel and Melvin Middleton.

Honorary pallbearers were Marvin Risher, Leon Lyles, Jack Ward, Floyd Adams, Carl Madison, Bill McMurphy, Bill Reed, Jerry Cochran, Jim Staff, Webb Nall and Thomas Qualls.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society and Community Hospice of Bay Minette.

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.