Funeral services for Herbert O. Purdy, 74, a retired U. S. Marine veteran of 21 years will be at 10:00 AM, Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at the N. E. LA Veteran’s Cemetery in Rayville, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Monroe.
Herbert was born on March 8, 1942 in Calhoun, LA and passed away on August 5, 2016 in Monroe, LA. He was a former Harley Rider and police officer in North Carolina. He was preceded in death by his parents, Sid and Celia Purdy; sisters, Margaret Purdy and Elouise Purdy and brothers, Ronnie Purdy and Charles Purdy.
He is survived by his daughter, Dawn Silsby and husband, Jack; son, Charles Kevin Purdy; grandson, Trey Pierce; sisters, Pearl Stevens, Dorothy Desadier, and Shirley Purdy; friend and caregiver, Shelia Andrews and her son, Andre; and CNA, Mona Montgomery.
Visitation will be from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM, Sunday, August 7, 2016 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Monroe.