Jay Henry Purdey

Jay Henry Purdey
Dec. 17, 1933-Jan. 21, 2014

Jay Henry Purdey, 80 years of age and a resident of Flint, passed away on Tuesday, January 21, 2014, in Cedar Park Texas, at the home of one of his daughter's.
Jay was born on December 17, 1933, in Isabella Township, Michigan, to the late Henry Clifford and Lorna Beatrice (Yats) Purdey.
On July 4, 1958, he Married Ruth Ann Reed and together they raised 7 children. They were married for over 40 years before Ruth Ann's death in 1999.
Jay retired from Buick Plant 36 on February 26, 1993 after more than 40 years of service.
Jay is survived by his son, Richard (Shelby) of Plymouth, IN; daughter, Marcia (Mark) of Cedar Park, TX; daughter, Peggy (Alan) of Littleton, CO; son, Robert (Jennifer) of Lennon, MI; daughter, Kay of Kingsley, MI and daughter, Sandra (Roger) on Nunica, MI; as well as his sister, Ruby (Paul) of Springport, MI. He also leaves behind 20 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. He will be missed by his extended family and friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Lorna; his wife, Ruth Ann; son, Calvin; grandson, Richard Jr.; and his siblings, Viola, Irene, Stella, Deloris, Madeline, Walter, and James.
Memorial Service to be held at a later date.
Published in The Morning Sun on Feb. 2, 2014