Wesley Wylie Purvis, age 75, passed away Wednesday, December 05, 2018. A graveside service will be held 2:00 pm Friday, December 7th at Grove Hill Cemetery. A visitation will be held from 5-7 pm Thursday at Belk Funeral Home.
Born April 13, 1943 in Chesterfield, Wesley was the son of the late Bennie Cleveland Purvis and Ammie Boan Purvis. He was a talented carpenter and worked for Frank Sessoms for 30 years. He enjoyed fishing, gardening and working in his yard. Mr. Purvis was a "conversationalist", who always enjoyed talking with people. Wesley was a member of Darlington Church of God.
Surviving are his wife, Barbara Gulledge Purvis of Darlington; children, Gary (Tammy) Purvis, Elizabeth Manship, all of Darlington, Paulette Purvis, of Columbia, Claudette (Clint) Milligan, Thomas (Marilyn) Purvis, and Michelle Cranford, all of Darlington; two grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews, including a special nephew, Rayford Gainey.
He was preceded in death by his sisters, Gracie Gainey Strickland, Hazel P. Dantzler, and Naomi Purvis.
Memorials may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, www.kidney.org.
DEC 6. 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Belk Funeral Home - Darlington
229 West Broad Street
Darlington, SC, 29532
DEC 7. 2:00 PM
Grove Hill Cemetery
Darlington, SC, 2