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Herbert O. Purdy (08-11-2016)
Photo of Herbert O. PurdyHerbert O. Purdy
Funeral services for Herbert
O. Purdy, 74, a retired
U. S. Marine veteran of 21
years, were at 10 a.m. on
Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at
the Northeast Louisiana
Veteran’s Cemetery in Rayville
under the direction of
Kilpatrick Funeral Home
of Monroe.
Herbert was born on
March 8, 1942, in Calhoun
and passed away on August
5, 2016, in Monroe. He
was a former Harley rider
and police officer in North
He was preceded in death
by: His parents, Sid and Celia
Purdy; two sisters – Margaret Purdy and Elouise Purdy;
and two brothers – Ronnie Purdy and Charles Purdy.
He is survived by: His daughter, Dawn Silsby and husband
Jack; a son, Charles Kevin Purdy; a grandson, Trey
Pierce; three sisters – Pearl Stevens, Dorothy Desadier and
Shirley Purdy; friend and caregiver, Shelia Andrews and
her son Andre; and CNA Mona Montgomery.
Visitation was from 5-7 p.m. on Sunday, August 7, 2016
at Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Monroe.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.