William F. HURLEY (son of Mary Stewart FIMPLE and Martin HURLEY) born 17 Jun 1859 in Monongah, Marion, VA, died 27 Jul 1914 in Monongah, Marion, WV.
Obituary (typed as written) from:
The Fairmont West Virginian, Sep 28, 1914 page 28
W. S. HURLEY ENDS HIS LIFE
Farmer on Booths Creek near Monongah shot and killed himself.
William S. HURLEY, a prominent Marion county farmer residing on Booths creek, near Monongah, committed suicide last evening by shooting himself though the head. Mr. HURLEY was a married man, but for some time had not resided with his family and had lead an isolated life on his farm. He had been in a despondent mood for some time.
Mr. HURLEY had been superintending the work of some boys who were picking apples on his farm and left them saying he was going to the house to lie down as he was not well. A short while later the report of a revolver was heard and when investigation was made by the boys Elza BEVELLE and Douglass CARTON. HURLEY had fired a bullet though his mouth, penetrating the brain. HURLEY was aged 54 years.