April 10, 1930 ~ June 17, 2015
Born in: Kansas City, MO,
Resided in: Pueblo, CO
William T. 'Bill' Hurley, 85, passed away June 17, 2015. Survived by his wife of 61 years, Shirley J. Hurley; daughter, Linda A. (Craig) Dotson; sons, William T. (Karen) Hurley MD, Robert M. (Donna) Hurley and Daniel A. Hurley; grandchildren, William K. (Lisa) Dotson, Erin (Mark) Furuya, Amber Hurley and Alexander Hurley; four great-grandchildren; brother, Bernard 'Skip' Hurley; numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents, Bernard M. and Helen Hurley. Bill was born in Kansas City, Mo., moving to Pueblo at the age of four. He graduated from Central High School in 1948. Past co-owner of Hurley and Sons Ambulance. Served in the US Air Force. 1961 graduate of the FBI National Academy. He retired as a Major from the Pueblo Police Department in 1985, after 31 years of service. Member of EAA and the NRA. Bill enjoyed spending time with his family, walking his dogs, flying airplanes, riding motorcycles, cars and other activities too numerous to mention. At his request, there will be no viewing or service. Cremation has taken place. In lieu of food or flowers, please make a contribution to the charity of your choice. The family gives a special thank you to Sangre de Cristo Hospice, especially RN, Chris. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com
I had three contacts with Maj.Hurley thru the seventies and eighties as a Police Officer, and he was a Gentleman and Officer in carring out his duties, I was never arrested, but took his wise advice seriously, which made me wiser in my thinking in all of life situations.
Yes Maj. Hurley one person can make a difference and you did..
I am so saddened by the death of Bill. I always thought of Bill as a honorable and trustworthy friend. May God’s blessing be upon his family.
My deepest sympathy to the Hurley family.Major Hurley was the police officer that every law enforcement officer could look up to with pride.May he rest in peace. EL LOPEZ
My deepest sympathy to Shirley and your family. Bill was a great mentor and friend. He will be missed. My prayers a re with you.
My deepest sympathy to the family. Major Hurley was a legendary policeman who was highly respected in the community and within the Police Department. His honesty, integrity, and work ethic were outstanding and he was dearly missed in retirement, as he is in death. May he rest in peace.
I’d like to extend the sympathy of the Bornschein family. My parents are gone now, too, but I remember how much fun my mom and dad had with Bill and Shirley and their airplanes. I’m so sorry to hear about Bill’s passing. You are all in my thoughts. Julie (Bornschein) Feuerbacher
I was so sorry to see in the Chieftain that Bill had passed away. A friend of so many years, Shirley, you have my most sincere sympathy. God Bless you all.