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Robert Louis Hurt

September 12, 1961 - February 1, 2022

Robert Louis Hurt born Sept. 16,1961 to the late Robert Louis and Helen Allen departed this life on Feb. 1, 2022, at Lynchburg General Hospital surrounded by his family.

He was preceded in death by his wife Marie A. Hurt, one son De’Suan Johnson, two sisters Patricia (Lil Bit) Jackson, Betty Anne Hurt, and one brother Edward Hurt.

Whimpey enjoyed spending time with his family from playing cards to riding, sightseeing, fish fry’s and car shows. He was also known for doing small engine repairs for family and friends.

He was lovingly survived by one brother Gary Hurt (Claudia) of Madison Heights, VA; three sisters Emma Hamiliton, Mary Slaughter (Charles) both of Hopewell, VA and Shirley Patillo (Russell) of Madison Heights, VA; nieces Cheryl Valentine (Taisha), Cheronda Slaughter both of Hopewell, VA, Valerie Johnson of Appomattox, VA, Tracie Hall (Jessica) of Chatham, VA, Stephanie Mabry (Cody), Latrena Hurt both of Lynchburg, VA ; a nephew Brandon Fleshman of Lynchburg, VA; and a great-nephew whom he was training to do small engine repair Elijah Davis of Appomattox, VA; and host of other loving nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Also survived by Mr. Clarence “Pop” Washington of Amherst, VA whom Whimpey cherished for he loved Whimpey as his own, his extended family includes Glady Thomas (Leroy), Shelvia Parrish (Mike), Raymon Patillo (Sandra), Verna Fleshman and Anthony Osborne. In addition, he is survived by his best friend William “Bill” Mayo (Nancy) of Amherst, VA; his furry friend “Jake”, the apple of his eye. Whimpey had numerous other friends too many to name to know him simply was to love him.

A Memorial Service will be held in the chapel of Tharp Funeral Home, Madison Heights on Saturday at 1:00 p.m., February 5, 2022. The family will receive friends at the sister’s home.

Tharp Funeral Home, Madison Heights is assisting the family. To send condolences, please visit www.obituaries.tharpfuneralhome.com.

A Memorial Service will be held at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Tharp Funeral Home, Madison Heights on Saturday, February 5, 2022. The family will receive friends at the sister’s home.

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I'm so sorry for your loss but the wonderful memories will comfort you as time passes. I pray each pain of loss will be replaced by the precious moments you shared.

Posted by Kate Braxton on February 4, 2022

I'm so sorry for your loss but the wonderful memories will comfort you as time passes. I pray each pain of loss will be replaced by the precious moments you shared.

Posted by Kate Braxton on February 4, 2022

I'm so sorry for your loss but the wonderful memories will comfort you as time passes. I pray each pain of loss will be replaced by the precious moments you shared.

Posted by Kate Braxton on February 4, 2022

Shirley , Raymond and family. So sorry to hear about Robert's passing. May you always keep his memory and smiles close in your heart.. Praying for your comfort, healing and strength..

Posted by James&Jennifer Anderson Brown on February 4, 2022

I'm shocked and Saddened by the devastating news that Robert had passed.. Shirley and I spoke on Saturday about Robert and she ask that we keep him in our prayers and we parted our way with hugs and love ..I Know no word's can ease your pain but please know I'm praying for our famliy and I'm terribly sorry.

Posted by Rena Evans Redd on February 3, 2022

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