Johnnie Robert Purvis

johnnie purvis

Robbins, NC
Johnnie Robert Purvis, age 61 of 407 George P. Road died Sunday (May 25, 2008) at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem.
Funeral Services will be 2:00 PM Wednesday at Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church of which he was a member. Services will be conducted by the Rev. James Stalnaker and Rev. Clarence Garner. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
A native of Moore County he was born September 14, 1946 to Robert C. and Treva Comer Purvis. He was a 1964 graduate of Highfalls High School and retired from Moore County Schools as Shop Forman.
In addition to his parents he is survived by: daughters Shonda Proffit and husband Tony of Sophia, Susanne Kishbaugh and husband Brad of Asheboro; son Timmy Purivs and wife Shannon; sister Joyce Woodell and husband Tommy of Robbins; brother Jeff Purvis and wife Bonnie of Robbins; grandchildren Gaby, Cassie and Todd; six nephews and four nieces.
The family will receive friends at Kennedy Funeral Home Tuesday from 6:00 " 8:00 PM and other times at the residence of Timmy Purvis, 407 George P. Road and Robert and Treva Purvis, 1059 N. Moore Road, Robbins.
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  1. You are in our thoughts and prayers,
    we are sorry that we didn\’t know untill a little while ago.Johnnie was a friend that will be missed by so many people
    specially Donald.
    Donald &Cheryl

  2. I worked with Johnnie many years at Moore County Schools (I\’m still here) and I thought the world of him. I just heard this morning about his passing and I want to say that you all are in my thoughts and prayers!
    Cathy McRae

  3. Johnny will be greatly missed by all of us. We were classmates in the Class of 1964 of HighFalls High School. I will be making a memorial contribution to one of my fasvorite local charities as a memorial in his name.
    My sincerest healtfelt condolen

  4. I\’m so sorry to hear about the lost of your daddy. He was a really good man as well as a really good friend. He will truely be missed by many people. The Purvis family is in my thought & prayers. It took me while to figure out that he was related to

  5. Johnnie was one of the most caring man I ever knew. He always went above and beyond to be a great friend.Words can\’t seem to describe the type of man he was.He will be missed.

  6. Purvis Family,
    I wanted to let you all know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. I have known your father for many years and always enjoyed talking with him. I will miss running in to him when I go by the Quick & Easy in Highfalls. (Shonda,

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