5sunsetDAWSON SPRINGS, KY - James Charles “J.C.” Purdy, age 77, of Dawson Springs, KY, passed away at 8:10 P.M. on Friday, December 9, 2011 at Regional Medical Center in Madisonville, KY. Mr. Purdy was born December 20, 1933. He was a member of Charleston Missionary Baptist Church in Charleston, KY .

Mr. Purdy was retired from the Kentucky Department of Corrections and served his country in the United States Army.

Mr. Purdy is survived by his wife of 56 years ~ Thelma Morse Purdy of Dawson Springs, KY; a daughter & son-in-law ~ Janet Marie & David of Dawson Springs, KY; a son & daughter-in-law James Ray & Margaret Purdy of Dawson Springs, KY; two sisters ~ Rosie Dockery & Jeanie Giffin both of Dawson Springs, KY; one brother ~ Norman Purdy of Madisonville, KY; three grandchildren ~ Johnathan (Cynthia) Winstead, Chele Purdy & Joseph Winstead.

Preceding Mr. Purdy in death were his parents ~ Les John Purdy & Mae Bell Mitchell.

Visitation will be Monday, December 12, 2011 from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. and 9:00 A.M. – 2:30 P.M. on Tuesday, December 13, 2011. Funeral services will be conducted on Tuesday, December 13, 2011 at 2:30 P.M. with Dr. Calvin Bryant officiating. Burial will follow at Dunn Cemetery in Hopkins County, Kentucky.

Active pallbearers will be Joel Dunlap, Grey Rickard, Joe Winstead, Andrew Dockery, Johnathan Winstead & Joe Dunbar. Honorary Pall Bearers will be Bro. I.N. Workman, Bro. Gene Workan, J.C. Stewart, Owen Morse, Tom Purdy & David Sewell.

To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Mr. James Chalres "J.C." Purdy please visit our Sympathy Store.

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