James R. Hurley,
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James R. Hurley,
  • October 30, 1962 - April 13, 2017
  • Springfield, Illinois

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Springfield, IL-James R. "Jim" Hurley, Jr., 54, of Springfield, passed away at 1:26 am Thursday, April 13, 2017 at Memorial Medical Center.
He was born in Springfield, Oct. 30, 1962 the son of James R. and Carlene (Holzkamper) Hurley Sr. His mother preceded him in death as did a brother, Dion.
Jim married Joyce Bradley in 1983 and she survives. He is also survived by his son, James R. "Jimmy" Hurley III of Springfield, his daughter, Amy (Derek) Winningham of Sherman, his two granddaughters whom he adored, Peyton and Kinley, his father, James R. Hurley Sr., of Springfield, his two sisters; Traci (Dale) Carter of Chatham, IL and Michelle (Jerry) Ray of Athens, IL. He has several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Jim spent his career as a painter in the auto body profession. He spent many years at Miles Chevrolet and until his illness at Kim's Auto Body in Springfield. He had a passion for Sprint Car Racing. His favorite driver was his son, Jimmy. Jim loved to fish, but nothing compared to the love and enjoyment he found in his granddaughters and family
Graveside services for Jim will be held at 1:30 pm Thursday, April 20, 2017 at Roselawn Memorial Park, Springfield, Rev. John Hayes will officiate. The family will host a celebration of life from 4-8 pm Thursday, April 20, 2017 at the Elks Lodge #158 409 E. Lake Dr., Springfield, IL.
Those who wish may direct memorial contributions in his name to the American Lung Association 3000 Kelly Lane, Springfield, IL 62711
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.bischfuneralhome.com
Arrangements are under the direction of Bisch Funeral Home 544-5424