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EDMONTON – Jared Bowman “J.B.” Hurt, 85, passed away Friday, December 18, 2020, in Bowling Green after an illness. Born May 31, 1935, he was the son of the late Prentice and Anice Howell Hurt.

J.B. was a farmer and had for over 60 years cared for the Reed Farm in Metcalfe County. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and can be remembered also when CB radios were popular using the handle 99 and BW. On August 11, 1954, he married the love of his life, Geneva Piercy Hurt. They were married for 66 years at the time of his death.

Besides his wife J.B. is survived by two daughters, Brenda Froedge and her husband Mike (who looked to J.B. as a second father), Emily Perkins and her companion Matt Jessee all of Edmonton; a sister, Margaret Sandidage of Hardyville; four grandchildren, Jordon Froedge (Felicia), Sarah Matheson, Karli Perkins, and Danya Perkins; five great-grandchildren, Brianna Matheson, Bailee Matheson, Autumn Froedge, Bryden, and Bryson Bryant. Besides his parents, J.B. was preceded in death by a brother, Mitchell Hurt.

Funeral services for J.B. Hurt will be held at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, December 22, 2020, at Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton. Burial will follow in the Mann Cemetery. A walk-through visitation will be held from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM Monday and after 9:00 AM Tuesday at the funeral home.

Family and friends may visit at 11:00 AM Tuesday, to participate in the live stream of the funeral celebration. All those who wish to honor and remember Mr. Hurt in person must wear a mask or other appropriate facial covering and practice social distancing while inside the funeral home for the safety of those in attendance.

Butler Funeral Home is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mr. Hurt. Share your messages of condolence with the family of J.B. Hurt at

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