Hurley, Paul | Death notice |


Paul L Hurley, 76, of Idaho Falls, died on June 4, 2021 at his home with his son Ryan by his side. Paul was born on December 2, 1944 in Idaho Falls, Idaho, to Harold and Barbara Hurley. He grew up in Idaho Falls, graduated from Idaho Falls High School in 1963, in golf lettering. He then enlisted in the Navy, serving 2 years with an honorable discharge. Upon his return to Idaho, he attended ISU on the GI Bill and graduated in electronics. Paul inherited his love for music from his mother. He is learning to play the banjo and the guitar on his own. While in the Navy, he played in pubs at the ports they called on the Mediterranean Sea, and also entertained the troops on the aircraft carriers. From his father he inherited the love for anything that has a motor. As a young boy he rode “Tote Goates” in the mountains and raced crackers on the river with his family. Paul loved motorcycle racing. He raced professionally for Ossa, Can-Am, Bombadier, Honda and Suzuki and was Idaho State Champion. When winter came, the snowmobiles went out. He was a stunt performer in Ski-Doo and Moto-Ski commercials. He was a professional runner and a hill climber. Later in life, he enjoyed roaming the United States on his road bikes and the mountains on his off-road motorcycles. Paul was passionate about fly fishing. He began to build his own wooden drift boats by hand, and many are still in use today. Paul owned and operated Fire N Ice Performance Products LLC. Every night the store had a hand full of guys working on their toys and discussing their next adventure. His legacy and love for the outdoors lives on through his five sons, Paul, Ryan, Richard, Pat and Shaan. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday June 9, 2021 at Rose Hill Cemetery. The military rites will be performed by the Bonneville County Veterans Memorial Team and the Navy Honor Guard. Instead of flowers, volunteer your time to maintain a trail of your choice. Condolences can be sent to the family online at Paul 2/12/1944 – 4/6/2021Hurley


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