Dempsey Martin Hurley

December 8, 1941 - April 3, 2017
Dempsey Martin Hurley


Dempsey Martin Hurley age 75 of Wilmington passed away Monday, April 3, 2017.

He was born in Randolph County, NC on December 8, 1941. His parents were Randall Martin Hurley and Martha Honey Hurley.
Dempsey was a professional truck driver for many years and was retired from Kenan Transport.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Alberta Farlow Hurley; daughter, Theresa Cooper of Winnabow; two sons, Terry Wayne Hurley of Wilmington, and William Todd Hurley of Burgaw. Five grandchildren; one brother and two sisters.

A memorial service will be held 11 am Sunday, April 9, 2017 at Pineview Baptist Church in the Flemington Community officiated by Rev. David Robbins and Rev. Patricia Malpass.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910-791-9099.


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  • April 05, 2017
    Terry Hurley lit a candle:
    Lit since April 5, 2017 at 4:00:01 AM

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  • April 05, 2017
    Pastor Anthony and Evangelist Faye Richburg says:
    He was such a loving man, we enjoyed the times of worship when he was with us at Salvation and Deliverance Church; with Love, prayers and our deepest sympathy.

  • April 05, 2017
    Michelle Foust says:
    I am so very sorry to hear about your loss. Dempsey was a great man and will be missed by many. My condolences to the family.

  • April 05, 2017
    Kristian Hurley says:
    Grandaddy you will truly be missed. I will always remember and cherish all the great memories we held. Brian will grow up and know how much of a wonderful and Awesome Grandaddy you are. You'll always be in my heart. May be gone but NEVER forgotten! I'll remember the last three words you told me for the rest of my life! "I love you too, Love Grandaddy!"