Friday, February 11, 2022

Obituary - Russell Lee Purdy

Russell Lee Purdy, age 80, Pleasanton, Kansas passed away Wednesday, February 9, 2022. He was born on July 13, 1941 in Trading Post, Kansas the son of Charles and Daisy Goldie Elizabeth Rittinghouse Purdy. He graduated from Pleasanton High School in the Class of 1960.

He was united in marriage to Bonnie Lue Hunt on January 4, 1971. She preceded him in death on February 18, 2017. He was also preceded in death by his parents, a daughter, Twyla Purdy, two brothers, Buford and Jerry Purdy, and a sister, Sharon Purdy.

He liked to listen to old gospel and country music, fishing, and just going for a drive. Russell is survived by two daughters, Sherry McCulley(Michael), and Tina Purdy, a son, Ray Hunt, a sister, Geneva Jennings, seven grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.

Funeral service will be 11 am Tuesday, February 15, 2022 at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Pleasanton Chapel. Burial in the Pleasanton Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 pm Monday, February 14, 2022 at the Pleasanton Chapel. Contributions are suggested to the American Heart Association. Online condolences can be left at

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