Christopher “Sullivan” Hurt

Published 11:44 am Monday, May 13, 2024

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Christopher “Sullivan” Hurt passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2024, in Lee County as the result of an accident. Born in Bainbridge, he was the son of the late Edward W. Hurt, Jr. and Mary E. Rogers Hurt.  He was an evangelist and a member of Penia Baptist Church. Other than his evangelism work, for many years he has ministered to others through his music, singing and playing guitar.  In his work for the Lord, Chris traveled many miles on mission trips which included Moldova, Ukraine, Romania, Honduras, Puerto Rico, Kentucky and North Georgia. He was an active member of The Faith Riders Motorcycle Ministries and the Warriors of Faith.  In years past, Chris, known as Chris Sullivan in the sports world, was a professional wrestler for over 15 years with the WCW and also the WWF. A family man, Chris loved his time with his wife and daughter, especially their many trips each year to the beach. Chris is survived by his wife of 25 years, Stephanie Johnson Hurt of Cordele; two daughters, Robbin Hurt of Atlanta and Tiffany Snyder of Warner Robins; two brothers, Ed Hurt of Florida and Greg Hurt of Climax; a sister Mia Campbell of Alabama; and a special aunt and uncle, Carolyn and Daryl Long of Bainbridge. Funeral services will be held in the Chapel of Rainey Family Funeral Services at 12:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 14, 2024, with burial following in Andersonville National Cemetery at 2:00 p.m. The family will receive friends Monday, May 13, 2024, from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Arrangements are by Rainey Family Funeral Services. An online guest register is available at