Edward "Big Ed" Purvis
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Edward "Big Ed" Purvis, 60, of Hattiesburg, died December 3, 2012 at Forrest General Hospital. Services will be at 3 p.m., Thursday, December 6, 2012 at Moore Funeral Chapel in Hattiesburg followed by burial in Morriston Cemetery.
Mr. Purvis worked as a pipefitter. He was a member of The Church of Latter Day Saints in Oak Grove and the Local Union 714.
Mr. Purvis was preceded in death by his father, William Purvis and a brother, Craig Purvis.
He is survived by his mother, Margie McDonald Purvis of Hattiesburg; a brother, Donald Wayne Purvis (Kathy) of New Braunfels, Tex.; a sister, Sheila Nightingale (Glenn) of Hattiesburg; a nephew, Heath Purvis of New Braunfels, Tex.; five nieces, Tiffanie Purvis and Lindy Leos (Steven) both of New Braunfels, Tex., Heather MacNevin (Marcus) of Sumrall, Kristin Nightingale and Kayla Sellers (Jason) both of Hattiesburg; and two great nephews and five great nieces.
Visitation will be Wednesday from 5:30 - 8 p.m. at Moore Funeral Home in Hattiesburg.
Published in the Hattiesburg American on Dec. 5, 2012