October 29 obituaries


Paul Douglass Hurt

Paul Douglass Hurt


Paul Douglass Hurt, 73, died Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020, at Mitchell County Rehabilitation Center in Colorado City.

Family visitation will be Thursday, October 29, 2020, from 6 to 7 p.m. at Miller Family Funeral Home. A funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with Father Jeremy Trull officiating. Burial will follow at Snyder Cemetery.

He was born on Sept. 7, 1947, to retired Lt. Colonel Doug Hurt and Mary Lea (Swearengin) Hurt in Guthrie, Okla. Paul went to high school in Heidelberg, Germany, where his father was stationed with the Air Force and graduated from Killeen High School in Killeen. He completed his education at Mary-Hardin-Baylor College in Belton.

Paul spent several years as a Deputy Sheriff under Sheriff Keith Collier in Snyder, and then was named the Chief Adult Probation Officer for the 132nd Judicial District Court, also in Snyder. Later he moved to Austin, where for a period of time he was employed by the Texas Adult Probation Commission. He then returned to West Texas to Abilene, where he was the Chief of the Community Supervision and Corrections Department of Taylor, Callahan and Coleman Counties, which is where he retired.

Paul spent his early retirement living at Possum Kingdom Lake where he could often be found fishing. In later years he moved first to Snyder and then to Colorado City to be closer to his children and grandchildren.

Survivors include his son, Don Hurt and his wife, Becky, of Snyder; his son, Ruben Hurt and wife, Patsy, of Colorado City; his daughter, Talva Castillo of Colorado City; and six grandchildren, Alanna, Alyssa and Jonmichael Hurt, Corbin and Chloe Castillo and Danny Golnick.

Online condolences may be posted at www.millerfamilyfuneralhome.com .


Robert Don England


Robert Don England, 74, died Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020.

Funeral arrangements are pending at Miller Family Funeral Home.