Purdon, Sr., John Carl
Jan. 5, 1935 - Dec. 7, 2012
John Carl Purdon, Sr., age 77, of Venice, FL, died on December 7, 2012. He was born in Dayton, Ohio on January 5, 1935. He has been a resident of Venice since 1974. John retired from LabCorp in Venice in 2002. He was a member of Colonial Oaks Baptist Church in Sarasota and Sons of the American Revolution.
He is survived by his wife, LaVena, of Venice; son John Carl, Jr. and his wife Dawn of Sarasota; grandson John Carl III of Sarasota; brothers David of Vandalia, OH and Timothy of Arizona; sisters Diane Brown of Cape Coral, FL and Christy Dillon of Dayton, OH; and brother in law Delbert Lee Jones and his wife Phyllis of Venice.
Visitation will be at Farley Funeral Home, Venice Chapel on Wednesday, December 12 from 1-1:30 PM with a funeral service to follow at 1:30. Burial will be at Venice memorial Gardens following the service.