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Friday, November 5, 2021

Obituary - Joseph M. Gurley

Funeral services will be held for Joseph Gurley on Monday, November 8, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. at Hill & Son Funeral Home, Appleton City, MO.

Visitation will precede the service from 10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Officiating at the service will be Rev. Linda Wansing. Burial will follow the service in Lowry City Cemetery.

The family requests any memorial donations be given to a family love fund and may be left at the funeral home.

Joseph M. Gurley, the son of Jeramie and Jennifer Gurley, was born on October 6, 2003, in Warrensburg, Missouri. He entered into eternal rest on November 3, 2021, at the age of eighteen.

Joseph received his education from Appleton City School District. He enjoyed playing football and basketball. Along with this, he was also involved with Vo Tech, specializing in mechanics. Another group he was active in was the FFA.

During his younger years, Joseph was a Boy Scout. Apart from this, he cherished times spent deer hunting with his sister and dad. He also loved fishing with his friends. Additionally, Joseph has been farming since he was able to reach the pedals on the tractors. He will be deeply missed by his many friends and family.

Joseph is survived by his parents: Jeramie and Jennifer Gurley; three sisters: Jamie Gurley (Vincent Crochet), Courtney Schneiter (Daniel Parker - kids, Emma Reagan and Stella Parker) and Isabel Gurley; grandparents: Kenneth and Judy Gurley, Deanna Ruble, Stephen Petrey, Eddie and Hervina Hearting, and Joe and Terry Smith; great-grandmothers: Evelyn Purdy and Patty McCurdy as well as several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.