Bobby Mack Hurley, 84, passed away peacefully on February 23, 2023 in Gilbert, Arizona. After a long career teaching visual arts in Gainesville, Texas and in the Phoenix Union High School District, Bob retired as the Program Manager of the Visual Arts Magnet Program at South Mountain High School in Phoenix, Arizona.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents, Bernyce and Robert Hurley of Gainesville, Texas. He is survived by his son, Bradley Hurley, sister Beverly Yeager (Bill), longtime partner, Cecilia Peterson, her children, Kristian Miller and Kimberly Rhodes (Clint), and granddaughter Amanda Miller. In addition he leaves nieces, nephews and others he considered family.
In honor of Bob’s lifetime love of arts education, please consider a financial donation, or a gift of your time or talent to support arts education in your local community.
No memorial services will be held, however, family and friends will honor Bob’s wishes to have his ashes scattered in the Pecan Creek; Gainesville, Texas.