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John Eric Purdy

January 28, 1961 — June 11, 2019

John Eric Purdy, 58, passed away on June 11, 2019 at his home in Hollansburg, Ohio after a hard-fought battle with pancreatic cancer.

John was born on January 28, 1961 in Greenville, Ohio to Shirley (Thompson) Purdy of Hollansburg, and the late Robert Purdy.

In addition to his father, John was preceded in death by his wife, Pamela (Norris) Purdy; his father, Robert Purdy; his brother, Bruce Purdy; his paternal grandparents, William and Aura Purdy; and his maternal grandparents, Allen and Doris Thompson.

John was a true outdoorsman, an avid fisherman, and was a member of the New Madison Fish and Game Club.

In addition to his mother, John is survived by his brother, Tom (Cheryl) Purdy of Palestine, Ohio; his sister, Cindy (Phil) Fiste of Greenville, Ohio; his nieces, Mindy Ashworth, Michelle Waters, and Casey Rife; his three great nephews and one great-niece; and many other family and friends.

A memorial service will be held on Sunday, July 7, 2019 at 4:00 PM at Northside Church of Christ, 1962 Chester Blvd, Richmond, Indiana.

John's family has entrusted Tribute Funeral Homes, New Madison Campus with the arrangements.

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Sunday, July 7, 2019

4:00 - 5:00 pm (Eastern time)

Northside Church of Christ

1962 Chester Blvd., Richmond, IN 47375

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