Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

August 15, 2013

Melvin Howard Hurley

Corsicana Daily Sun

— Melvin Howard Hurley, 72, of Corsicana passed away Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, at his residence in Corsicana. He was born May 10, 1941, in Corsicana to parents Robert and Mattie Dale Hurley.

He was a mechanic employed with Ray’s Transfer Company for many years.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley Ann Hurley of Corsicana; son, Robert Hurley of Bay City; daughter, Tracy Shanks of Corsicana; grandsons, Zachary and Landon Hurley of Bay City, Jeffery Shanks of Austin, and Jordan Shanks of Corsicana; sisters, Mattie and Betty; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Visitation with the family will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013 at Corley Funeral Home.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013 at the Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery with Rev. Floyd Petersen officiating.  Interment will follow in Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery.

An online guest book is available at and selecting the Melvin Howard Hurley obituary.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home, Corsicana.