Robert L. Hurd 1929-2018

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Robert L. Hurd, 89, went to be with the Lord on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, after an extended illness.

He was born March 26, 1929, in Warren, to Emerson and Ethel Hurd, the youngest of six children.

He served briefly in the military, then worked as a laborer for Youngstown Sheet and Tube, was a line worker at Mullins Manufacturing and a stockroom expediter at Ajax Magnethermic, all in Ohio. In June 1955, he married Naoma Cole in Warren and raised a family. Naoma passed away in 2005 after having been ill for over a decade, and he moved to the Cheyenne, Wyo., area to be near his son.

On June 2, 2007, he married Elaine Ellerbeck of Cheyenne. He was a member of the North Christian Church. He loved fishing, family and sharing the stories of his life with family and friends.

He is survived by his wife, Elaine; his son, Emery Hurd of Cheyenne; Elaine’s sons, Dennis Ellerbeck of Ashville, Ohio, Darrel Ellerbeck of Sergeants Bluff, Iowa and Brian Ellerbeck of Richmond, Texas; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

In addition to his first wife, Robert was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers; and two sisters.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, at North Christian Church in Cheyenne, Wyo., under the direction of Weiderspahn Rodomsky Funeral Home.

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