Amos W. Hurst, 90, farmer, Binkley & Hurst retiree, Meadow Valley Mennonite Church member

By on May 9, 2018

Amos W. Hurst, 90, of Ephrata, formerly of Lititz, passed away on Friday, May 4, 2018, at Fairmount Homes.

He was born in East Earl Township to the late Isaac Z. and Lizzie (Weaver) Hurst, and was the husband of the late Martha K. (Sensenig) Hurst, who passed away in March 2018.

Amos was a member of Meadow Valley Mennonite Church, Weaverland Conference. He retired from farming, and then began employment with Binkley & Hurst until he retired in 2016.

Amos is survived by four sons: Leonard (Laura Martin) Hurst of Lititz, Isaac (Carolyn Eberly) Hurst of Akron, Amos Jr. (Carolyn Seibel) Hurst of Lititz, Kenneth (Dolores Rutt) Hurst of Ephrata; four daughters: Velma Nolt (Nelson) of Drumore, Doris Weaver (Curtis) of Ephrata, Jane Weaver of Beavertown, Nancy Hurst of Ephrata; 34 grandchildren; 104 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren; a brother: Phares Hurst of Ephrata; two brothers-in-law: Paul Nolt of Lititz, Titus Weaver of Ephrata; and a sister-in-law: Edith Nolt of Ephrata.

In addition to his wife and parents, he is preceded in death by a son-in-law: Jay Melvin Weaver; two grandchildren: Kendra Hurst and Joshua Weaver; two great-grandchildren: Jeremy and Kimberly Hursh; siblings: Reuben W.; Katie W.; Annie, wife of the late Michael Nolt; Frances W.; Isaac W.; Aaron W. Hurst; Lizzie Weaver; Lydia Nolt; Edna, wife of the late Leon Martin; and an infant brother.

Services were held May 9 at Meadow Valley Mennonite Church, Ephrata, with Bishop Melvin Martin officiating. Interment took place in the adjoining church cemetery. Kindly omit flowers.

Arrangements by Stradling Funeral Homes, Inc. Akron/Ephrata. Online condolences can be given at

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