David Matthew

David Matthew

URBANA – David Matthew Hursey, "David Matthew," 23, of Urbana passed away Sunday (Nov. 25, 2012) in Urbana.

Surviving are his parents, Darren and Dawn Hursey; his brother, Daniel Hursey (Lynn Rungee); his paternal grandmother, Laura Hursey; maternal grandparents, Roy and Delena Rhodes; and his stepfather, Steve Burgess.

David was an uncle to Chloe, Olivia and Meadow.

Also surviving are his aunts Trenny Rhodes and Deborah Hursey and uncles Michael Hursey (Teri), Stan Hursey, Brian Hursey, Eric Hursey, Frank Rhodes and numerous cousins. David was a friend to so many.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, George Hursey.

David was born Sept. 23, 1989, in Urbana, a son of Darren and Dawn Hursey. He graduated from Urbana High School and continued his education at The Art Institute of California at Los Angeles studying graphic design. He loved creating art and drawing.

He was an avid swimmer so much that he was a lifeguard at the Urbana Aquatic Center. He loved music, traveling, working out and enjoying time spent with his friends. He loved to laugh and make others do so. His humor was contagious.

The celebration of his life services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 30, at Renner-Wikoff Funeral Home, 1900 S. Philo Road, Urbana. The Rev. Grogan from Stone Creek Church in Urbana will officiate.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, at Renner-Wikoff Funeral Home.

Come and celebrate David's life with us.

My sweet sweet baby boy, you were more than a son to me, you were my best friend, and we all love and miss you.