Gregory Charles Hurst

Gregory Charles Hurst born November 6, 1956 transitioned from his earthly home January 3, 2018 in the home of his daughter in Houston, Texas.
Gregory was the husband of Virginia Garza of Texas City for 19 years. To this union one son was born,Joseph James Hurst.
He was born in Galveston, TX to the union of Mr. Ozier George Hurst (deceased) and Mrs. Geneva Bobino Hurst. He attended schools in La Marque and Texas City. Gregory affectionately nicknamed “Mookie” was self-employed as a landscaper and all-around handyman. Gregory loved animals, fishing, and playing chess. Many remember him as a loving, jovial, and charismatic man.
Under the guidance of his loving mother, Gregory knew the Lord and would often attend services at Second Avenue Church of God, Texas City and The Fellowship, Texas City.
Mr. Hurst is survived by his spouse, Virginia Garza; mother, Mrs. Geneva Hurst; three sisters: Winifred Gilmore, Orelia (Tina) Hayward, and Rachel Chatfield (Kem); three children from his first marriage to Vanessa Hurst: Nyasha Hurst (Ken), Gregory C. Hurst, Jr., Martisha Batieste-Hurst (Greg).
His blended family with Virginia Garza: their youngest son Joseph James Hurst, Christopher Garza, Emmitt Johnican, and Andrina Johnican. He also leaves to cherish his memory twelve grandchildren, numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins and close friends. The family wishes to acknowledge three special friends Mr. John Ortiz, Alton “Snake” Lewis, and mother-in-Law Mrs. Mary Pierce. He is preceded in death by his father Ozier George Hurst and brothers Joseph Gilmore and James Gilmore.
Funeral service will be held Saturday, January 13, 2018 at Bay Area Funeral Home, 5410 FM 1765 (facing Highway 3), Texas City, Texas. Viewing begins at 10:00 a.m.-12:00 Noon. Memorial service Noon-1:00 P.M.

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January 31, 2018 8:30 pm

The Bible holds out a wonderful hope for our dear loved ones that have fallen asleep in death at John 11:25. Sincere condolences