Michael Lee Hurst, 52, of Center

Michael Lee Hurst, 52, of Center, passed away Wednesday, December 13, 2017.


Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., Sunday, December 17, 2017, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center. Funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m., Monday, December 18, 2017, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Bro. Keith Keele officiating. No graveside service to follow.


Michael Lee was born May 17, 1965, in Center, to Michael C. Hurst and Beverly Choron Hurst. He was a member of Center Christian Church. Michael Lee loved being with his family and friends, who affectionately referred to him as Beaux. He was always the life of the party. He loved the water, especially water skiing. Michael Lee always kept everyone honest around the pool table.


He is survived by

Wife: Maria Bush Hurst of Center, Texas



Colin Michael Hurst of Shreveport, Louisiana

Beverly Kay Hurst of Center, Texas

Nicholas Kade Hurst of Hemphill, Texas


Grandson: Jackson Kade Hurst of Center, Texas


Father: Michael C. Hurst and wife, Helen, of Youngsville, Louisiana



Maria Hurst of San Clemente, California

Madeline Hurst of Youngsville, Louisiana


Nephew: Ewan Oplt of San Clemente, California


Uncle: Dudley Wood of Tyler, Texas


Numerous cousins and other relatives


A host of friends


Special friends: Ruth and Virgil Duke of Center


Preceded in death by

Mother: Beverly Hurst

Stepson: Joseph Bradford Bush

Grandparents: Minnie and Virgil Choron, Alvin and Juanita Hurst

Aunt: Debbie Wood


Honorary pallbearers will be Troy Keele, Jeff Young, Kris Dockens, Royce Bolton, Mikel Sanford, Jon Tomlinson, Virgil Duke, Pete Owens, Howard May and Kevin Dockens.


Online condolences & tributes can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com

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137 San Augustine St.
Center TX 75935