Howard Nelson Hursey, Jr.

September 26, 1948 ‒ December 28, 2019

Southport, North Carolina
Formerly of Cardington, Ohio

Howard Nelson Hursey, Jr., 71 of Southport, NC, and formerly of Cardington, OH, passed away on December 28, 2019.

Mr. Hursey was born September 26, 1948 in Columbus, Ohio, the son of the late Howard Nelson Hursey Sr. and Mae Lucille (Purdy) Hursey.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in the Vietnam Conflict.

Survivors include the love of his life, Carolyn Sue “Suzy” (McKenzie) Hursey; three sons: Todd (Karrie) Hursey, Jason (Erica) Hursey, both of Cardington, and Howard Nelson “Hersch” Hursey, III of Southport, NC; eight grandchildren: Brooklin, Hayden, Maddison, Shelby, Devin, Morgan, Darian, and Elijah Hursey; a brother, Walter Hursey; a sister, Lois Ramey, both of Westerville; several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held in the spring and will be announced.

Online condolences may be made at

  • Dear Suzy and family.
    Jerry and I are so sorry to hear this news about Howard. Prayers and thoughts for you and your family. Sending love and hugs.

    Rita and Jerry Young

  • Dear Walter, Suzy and family,

    Sorry to hear of Howard’s passing, our prayers and thoughts are sent to you and your family.

    Chuck and Mary Laisure

  • So sorry to hear this prayers to you all Karrie please if you need anything let me know.
    Justina Arnett 🙏🙏

  • Walter and all of the Hurseys,
    We send our sympathy to all of you for your loss. I remember him on a winning BW football team Let your good memories give you comfort

  • Howard was a neighbor when I was a kid. He lived on Miller-Paul – me, Kim Kopp – I the corner of Miller-Paul and Fancher. He was just a nice guy who was so very, very cool. Loved talking with Howard. My condolences to the family.