Obituary

Dwight L. Purk

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SIDNEY - Dwight L. Purk, 63, of Sidney, formerly of St. Paris, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012 at, 12:41 p.m. in Upper Valley Medical Center, Troy.
Born Jan. 26,1949, Dwight was a son of the late Donald and Mildred (Sale) Purk.
He is survived by his wife, Felicidad (Magallon), whom he married Nov. 26,1987; three children, Randy Purk, Jessica (Tim) Mangen and Jason (Sandra) Purk; and five grandsons, Joe, Logan and Luke Mangen and Nolan and Samual Purk, all of Sidney; one granddaughter, Skylar Purk, of Xenia; a brother, Don, of Piqua; and one sister, Janice, of St. Paris; and an unforgettable friend/classmate, Dale Perkins - thank you, Dale, for everything!
He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Sharon. Dwight was a 1967 graduate of Graham High School. He was formerly employed by Hartzell Propeller of Piqua. He will be sadly missed by those who knew him.

Memorial funeral services will be held on Nov. 10, 2012, at 11 a.m. in the St. Paris United Methodist Church, corner of Church and Walnut streets in St. Paris.
Atkins-Shively Funeral Home, 216 S. Springfield St., St. Paris, is serving the family.
Condolences to the family may be sent to www.shivelyfuneralhomes.com.


Published in Sidney Daily News on Nov. 6, 2012