November 15, 1928 - July 20, 2020
Bobbye Smith Hurd, 91, of East Sweden, passed away on Monday, July 20, 2020 at his home. He was born in Brady, Texas to Walter and Vivian Hurd on November 15, 1928. He married Elma Joyce Caylor on December 4, 1954. They had two daughters, Elaine Hurd of Brady, and Dixie Hurd Pitcox also of Brady. Bobbye was a lifelong resident of the East Sweden community. Bobbye farmed and ranched his whole life. He loved working the land, raising livestock, wildlife, conservation of natural resources and visiting with his friends at the coffee shop. He served in the National Guard, several terms on the Rochelle School Board, McCulloch Electric Coop Board, and the McCulloch County Farm Bureau Board. He also devoted countless hours to the upkeep and preservation of the East Sweden Church and cemetery. Bobbye was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Joyce, and a very special friend Lola Mask. He is survived by daughters, Elaine Hurd, Dixie Hurd Pitcox and husband Dorman Pitcox. Grandchildren Rachel Pitcox, of Hillsboro, Texas, Joshua Pitcox and wife Brandi of Van Alstyne, Texas. Great-grandchildren, Zoe Ortiz of San Antonio, Tucker and Ellie Pitcox of Van Alstyne and Jaida Floyd of Hillsboro. Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 PM, Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at Heritage Funeral Home of Brady and Thursday, July 23, 2020 at 9:00-10:00 AM at East Sweden Church. Graveside service will be held at 10:30 AM, Thursday, July 23, 2020. Gaylon Morris of Calvary Temple Church, officiating. The family of Bobbye Hurd, would like to extend gratitude to Norma Gutierrez and the Hospice of San Angelo for their dedication and care. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Heritage Funeral Home of Brady.
Bobbye Smith Hurd, 91, of East Sweden, passed away on Monday, July 20, 2020 at his home. He was born in Brady, Texas to Walter and Vivian Hurd on November 15, 1928. He married Elma Joyce Caylor on December 4, 1954. They had two daughters, Elaine... View Obituary & Service Information
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