Don E. Hurst, 86, formerly of Greensburg, passed away Wednesday, March 30, 2016, at his home in Bloomington. He was born Jan. 22, 1930, in Hope, the son of Horace (Jack) and Dorothy Barnes Hurst. He was a 1947 graduate of Greensburg Community High School and shortly after graduation began a short career as a sportswriter for the Frankfort Times. He then went on to work for the State Board of Accounts and later moved on to farm implement and lawn equipment sales, which he worked at until retirement. He resided in Greensburg with his family until relocating to Greencastle in 1968. During his adult years, he traveled the state as an IHSAA basketball and football referee and baseball umpire. He was married to Wilna "Skeet" Konzelman on Jan. 28 ,1950, and she survives, along with their children, Dave (Fran) Hurst of Bloomington, Karen McKinley of Greensburg and LuAnn (Chuck) Evens of Fortville. He is also survived by grandchildren, Jenny (Dan) Sparks of Spencer, Marcy Bennett of Bloomington, Justin (Rhiannon) McKinley of Indianapolis, Josh (Amber) McKinley of Greensburg, Christopher Moore of Waynesboro, Virginia, Michael (Meg) Moore of Sacramento, California, and Michael (Kari) Buchanan of Bloomington; 11 great-grandchildren. Also surviving is his brother, Dale W. (Judi) Hurst of Thibodaux, Louisiana; many nieces and nephews. Cremation is planned and a memorial service will be held at a later date in April. Arrangements are being handled by Allen Funeral Home in Bloomington.