Mark L. Hurst, 65, of Raymore, MO passed away on Friday, January 11, 2019 surrounded by his family.
Mark was born to parents William and Donna Hurst on July 19, 1953 in Kansas City, MO. Mark graduated from Raytown South High School in 1971 and worked as an AutoCAD technician until his retirement in July 2018 from Argus Consulting.
On August 15, 1981 Mark married the love of his life, Martha Eyre, who survives him. Mark is also survived by his mother, Donna Hurst of Lee’s Summit, MO; daughter, Stacy Bayers, husband Michael and grandchildren, Meghan Morgan and Kade Bayers of Raymore, MO; son, Toby Hurst, and husband John Fuchs of Kansas City, MO; brother Jeff Hurst, his wife Emma with 2 nephews, 6 nieces and families from Branson, MO. He is preceded in death by his father, William Hurst; grandparents, Harold & Helen Quirk and Virtus “Bill” & Grace Hurst.
For the past six years, Mark courageously fought pancreatic cancer. He was an inspiration to many with his faith, determination, kind demeanor and servants heart. Mark made it his mission to help others impacted by cancer with the creation of Dad’s Drivers, a non-profit organization serving those impacted by cancer throughout the Kansas City metro area.
A visitation with the family will be held on Sunday, January 27, 2019 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Legacy Christian Church in Lee’s Summit, MO. A Celebration of Life service will be held on Monday, January 28, 2019 at 10:00 am also at Legacy Christian Church in Lee’s Summit, MO with burial to follow at Floral Hills Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Dad’s Drivers in support of their mission. www.dadsdrivers.com