Nature 18

Brian Hursey

November 11, 1969 ~ May 29, 2020 (age 50)


Click here to view Memorial Tribute

Brian Dean Hursey, age 50, formerly of Kendallville, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, May 29, 2020 at his residence in Butler. Brian was born in Kendallville, Indiana on November 11, 1969 to Roger Dean Hursey and Judy Allison (Sparkman) Hursey Smith. His father died in 1981. He graduated from East Noble High School in 1988 and was employed for 35 years with Pizza Hut in Kendallville and Domino’s Pizza in Cicero, Noblesville and Westfield.

Survivors include:
Mother and stepfather, Judy and Jim Smith of Avilla.
Daughter, Kayla Hursey and Mike Atchley of Indianapolis.
Daughter, Karlee Hursey and Jordyn Wade of Louisville, Kentucky.
Son, Ricky and Lauren Prater of Fortville.
Daughter, Jessica and Brandon Karpowicz of Evanston.
Daughter, Caitlin Prater of Noblesville.
Five grandchildren: Davonte Common, Leo Atchley, Corbyn Karpowicz, McKinley Prater and Brynley Karpowicz.
Sister, Jamie Martinez and John Eckert of Garrett.
Brother, Ryan and Kara Smith of Kendallville.
Niece, Haley Simmons and nephews, Kolton Martinez, Chad Smith and Brody Workman.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, June 2, 2020 from 3:00 – 8:00 PM at Hite Funeral Home, 403 South Main Street, Kendallville.
A graveside funeral service will be held at Lake View Cemetery on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at 12:00 noon.
Active casket bearers will be Kent Harman, Len Kring, Steve McHenney, Mike Atchley, Ryan Smith, Ricky Prater, Brandon Karpowicz and David Meyer.
Honorary bearers are Brody Workman, Davonte Common, Leo Atchley, Corbyn Karpowicz, McKinley Prater, Brynley Karpowicz, James Smith, Ron Sparkman, Jerry Sparkman, Ish Sparkman, Chad Smith and Kolton Martinez.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association or American Cancer Society.
Share a favorite memory of Brian or send a condolence online at
Arrangements entrusted to Hite Funeral Home.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Brian Hursey, please visit our floral store.


June 2, 2020

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Hite Funeral Home
403 South Main Street
Kendallville, IN 46755

Graveside Service
June 3, 2020

12:00 PM
Lake View Cemetery
Riley Road
Kendallville, IN 46755

© 2020 Hite Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA