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515 Miller Rd
Sumter, SC 29150
803-775-7500
515 Miller Rd
Sumter, SC 29150
803-775-7500
515 Miller Rd
Sumter, SC 29150
803-775-7500

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David Purvis

David M. Purvis Sr.

Monday, June 26th, 1939 - Tuesday, September 24th, 2019
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Obituary

David M. Purvis, Sr., 80, widower of J. Beatrice Henderson Purvis, died Tuesday, September 24, 2019, at the Gardens of Sumter.

Born June 26, 1939, in Darlington, he was the son of the late Van G. Purvis and the late Martha Adeline Anderson Purvis. He was a U.S. Army veteran. He was a retired truck driver and former owner of Purco. He was a member of Sumter First Church of the Nazarene.

Survivors include two sons, David “Ray” Murray Purvis, Jr. (Teresa) and Van Purvis (Carla); a daughter, Allison Paige Purvis (Ron); five grandchildren, Devin Purvis, Mary Elease Purvis, Leslie Alison (Caleb), Kendall Privett, and Brandi Graham; two great-grandchildren, Mitchell Purvis and Callie Rae Purvis; and two sisters, Ruth Douglas and Jeanette P. Newsome.

He was preceded in death by siblings, Archie Hobson, Mary H. Ardis, Haynes L. Hobson, Ben Hobson, Ann H. Gainey, and his twin sister, Joyce P. Brown.

Funeral services will be held at 11 A.M. Friday at Wise Drive Church of the Nazarene with the Rev. Sammy Geddings officiating. Burial will be in the Sumter Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 P.M. Thursday at Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home and other times at the home, 707 Cardinal St.

Memorials may be made to Wise Drive Church of the Nazarene, 300 N. Wise Dr., Sumter, SC 29150.

Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home and Crematorium of Sumter is in charge of the arrangements.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, September 26th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Thursday, September 26th, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home
    Address
    515 Miller Road
    SUMTER, SC 29150
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Friday, September 27th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Friday, September 27th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Wise Drive Church of the Nazarene
    Address
    302 N. Wise Drive
    SUMTER, SC 29150
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Rev. Sammy Geddings
  • Interment

    Location
    Sumter Cemetery
    Address
    700 W. Oakland Ave.
    SUMTER, SC 29150
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803-775-7500 Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home
515 Miller Rd
Sumter, SC 29150
Fax: 803-774-2037
Email: funeralhome@ftc-i.net
803-775-7500 Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home
515 Miller Rd
Sumter, SC 29150
Fax: 803-774-2037
Email: funeralhome@ftc-i.net
803-775-7500 Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home
515 Miller Rd
Sumter, SC 29150
Fax: 803-774-2037
Email: funeralhome@ftc-i.net
803-775-7500 Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home
515 Miller Rd
Sumter, SC 29150
Fax: 803-774-2037
Email: funeralhome@ftc-i.net
803-775-7500 Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home
515 Miller Rd
Sumter, SC 29150
Fax: 803-774-2037
Email: funeralhome@ftc-i.net