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Donald Lee (Luke) Purvis Jr.

October 15, 1961 - September 29, 2017

Burial Date: October 6, 2017

Family and friends may call from 2pm - 7pm on Thursday, October 5, 2017 at the Church of Christ at Grissom (1461 Matador St.).  Funeral service will be held on Friday, October 6, 2017 at 10am at the Church of Christ at Grissom, with Terry Carter and George Faull officiating

Donald Lee (Luke) Purvis Jr. went home to be with his Lord on Friday, September 29, 2017.

Donald was born to Donald and violet Purvis on October 15, 1961. Luke enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. His brothers and sisters in Christ at the Church of Christ at Grissom, where he was a deacon.  His hobbies included building motors for pulling tractors and trucks, attending tractor pulls, and watching friends at the dragstrip. He enjoyed helping others with automotive repairs.

He is survived by his wife, Evelyn Elaine Purvis, and his 5 children: Aaron J. Purvis (Liza), Tyler Tx;  Aerial D. Purvis, Tyler, Tx; Bobby C. Lilley, Peru; Matthew A. Campbell (Hope), Greentown, In; and Ashley Terrell (Isaiah), Tipton In. Also, 15 grandchildren: Lexya, Luca Purvis, Trinitti, Tatum Purvis, Brayden, Adrian, Andrew Lilley, Ayden, Avery, Adeleigh, Ainslee Campbell, Emily Ashby, Owen Jaxon Terrell.  Also, sister April (Steve) Adkins, Converse; brother Kenny Bowsman, Converse; Michael (Cheryl) Purvis, Marion; Tina (Dan) Larimore, Converse; brother Timothy Purvis, Converse. Also, several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a niece and a grandson.

Family and friends may call from 2pm – 7pm on Thursday, October 5, 2017 at the Church of Christ at Grissom (1461 Matador St.).  Funeral service will be held on Friday, October 6, 2017 at 10am at the Church of Christ at Grissom, with Terry Carter and George Faull officiating.  Memorials may be made to the Church of Christ at Grissom and/or the Donald “Luke” Purvis family through the funeral home.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home.  Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at www.FlowersLeedyAllen.com.

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