David Harrison Purvis, age 70, of Salt Lick, made heaven his home on May 1, 2019. He was born on November 6, 1948 in Bath County to the late Ewell Purvis and Mary Alice Withrow Purvis. David was a farmer and saw mill worker. He loved to be outdoors. He was a member of the Hedricks Church, which he loved so much. He always enjoyed attending church services. He was a loving husband, wonderful father, grandfather and great grandfather. He will be greatly missed by all that knew and loved him.
He is survived by his loving wife, Darlene Hunt Purvis of Salt Lick; One son, Harrison Purvis of Salt Lick; One daughter, Darlene (David) Ward of Salt Lick; Three brothers, Kenny (Judy) Purvis, Herman (Hoss) Staton (Louise) and William Staton; Four grandchildren, Casey (Colton) Thornsburg, Haley (Cody) Watkins, Makala Ward (Dylan Conley) and David Ward Jr. ; Four great grandchildren, Sarah Ward, Aliannah Watkins, Cadance Thornsburg and McKinley Conley.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ewell Purvis and Mary Alice Withrow Purvis.
Visitation will be Friday May 3 from 6-8 p.m. at the Richardson Funeral Home.
Funeral Services will be Saturday May 4 at 10:00 a.m. at the Richardson Funeral Home.
Burial will follow in the Purvis Family Cemetery.
Reverend Randall Jackson and Reverend Harry Flannery will be officiating.
Richardson Funeral Home is caring for all arrangements.