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Meadows horseman Gene Hurt, 65, dies

November 27, 2017

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Eugene William "Gene" Hurt, 65, of Canonsburg, Pa., died Nov. 17, in North Strabane Rehabilitation and Wellness Center following a lengthy illness.
He was born June 11, 1952, in Chicago, Ill., a son of the late Frank Eugene and Yvonne Lee Hunter Hurt. He was employed for more than 30 years as a driver/trainer at The Meadows racetrack.

Mr. Hurt was a member of Fraternal Order of Bears, Meadow Lands, and was a social member of Houston American Legion. He enjoyed fishing and golf.

Surviving are two daughters, Timmi Nicole (Matthew) Roberts and Erin Melissa Troutman; stepson, John Burnette; brothers, Frank (Mary) Goodman, Danny (Bonnie) Goodman, Thomas (Averi) Goodman and David (Penny); grandchildren, Matthew Hawk, Christopher Troutman, PFC Shawn (Autumn) Troutman, U.S. Army, Samantha Beckwith (Cpl. Jesse Beckwith, U.S. Marine Corps), Emilie Troutman and Caleb Roberts; and a great-grandson, Greyson Hawk. He was preceded in death by his wife, Deborah Kay Hurt; and a sister, Ellen Jent.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of Warco-Falvo Funeral Home Inc., 336 Wilson Ave., Washington, PA 15301.

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