May 31, 1935 ~ December 18, 2020

Born in: Edmonton, KY
Resided in: Edmonton, KY

Jared Bowman “J.B.” Hurt, 85, of Edmonton passed away Friday, December 18, 2020 in Bowling Green after an illness.   Born May 31, 1935 he was the son of the late Prentice and Anice Howell Hurt.

J.B. was a farmer and had for over 60 years cared for the Reed Farm in Metcalfe County.   He was an avid hunter and fisherman and can be remembered also, when CB radios where popular using the handle 99 and BW.   On August 11, 1954 he married the love of his life Geneva Piercy Hurt.   They where married for 66 years at the time of his death.

Besides his wife J.B. is survived by the following.   Two daughters.  Brenda Froedge and her husband Mike (who looked to J.B. as a second father).  Emily Perkins and her companion Matt Jessee all of Edmonton.    A sister Margaret Sandidage of Hardyville.   Four grandchildren.   Jordon Froedge (Felicia), Sara Matheson, Karli Perkins and Danya Perkins.  Five great grandchildren.  Brianna Matheson, Bailee Matheson, Autumn Froedge, Brayden and Bryson Bryant. Besides his parents J.B. was preceded in death by a brother Mitchell Hurt.

Funeral services for J.B. Hurt will be held 11:00 AM, Tuesday at Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton.   Burial will follow in the Mann Cemetery.   A walk-through visitation will be held from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM Monday and after 9:00 AM Tuesday at the funeral home.

Family and friends may visit www.facebook.com/butlerfuneralhome at 11:00 AM Tuesday, to participate in the live stream of the funeral celebration. All those who wish to honor and remember Mr. Hurt in person must wear a mask or other appropriate facial covering and practice social distancing while inside the funeral home for the safety of those in attendance.

Butler Funeral Home is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mr. Hurt. Share your messages of condolence with the family of J.B. Hurt at www.butler-funeralhome.com.

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  1. Love Tom listen to him talk about the good ole days with my gpa clyde Garrett he reminded me of him alot he is gonna be missed great man giving heart to everyone love him and ma like they were my own

  2. With deepest sympathy to Aunt Geneva, Brenda, Emily, and family. So sorry for your loss. Your in our thoughts and prayers. JB will truly be missed. Love you all.

  3. My deepest sympathy thoughts and prayers fo Geneva daughters grandchildren and all their family in the loss of your dear love one! God bless you all give you strength to go through this sad time in your lives and days to come! Love and prayers Nancy Vickery Cawthorn

  4. We are so sorry, what a loss it is. JB was a good man, husband, father and grandfather. My prayers are for comfort Geneva, Brenda, Emily and your families. Love to all.

  5. Prayers for the family, my condolences 🙏🏼🙏🏼, an earthly loss but a heavens gain of such an amazing hardworking man, R.I.P J.B Hurt 😢

  6. So sorry for your loss. Our families spent so much time together when we were kids. Can still see JB ,Geneva and mom and dad playing rook. My prayers are with your family for comfort and peace.
    There is joy in knowing you will be with him again.
    Love to all

  7. Ginny Piercy ,prayers to all Uncle JB was a great person ,was always good to me and my boys! With love to all family !

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