Ivan Kenneth Purdham, age 92, of Stanley, VA, died April 15, 2013 In Winchester Medical Center. He was born April 30, 1920, in Stanley, VA.
Family will receive friends at Stanley United Methodist on Wednesday, April 17, 2013 from 7:00-8:00 p.m. with funeral service will be held at Stanley United Methodist on Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Burial will be at Graves Chapel Cemetery, in Stanley, VA. Military Honors at grave by VFW Comer Jones Post 621 Luray VA.
Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to Graves Chapel Church, Stanley United Methodist Church or Stanley Fire Dept.
Attended Stanley United Methodist where he was Treasurer for 50+yrs and a Lay Leader at Stanley United Methodist Church. He served in the Army. He was married to Margaret Whitesell Gallup Purdham on 07/27/1997 who survives. Also surviving are: son, Kenny L. Purdham of Stanley, VA; daughter-in-law, Betty J. Purdham of Stanley, VA; son, Douglas L. Purdham of Stanley, VA, daughter-in-law, Karen Paige Purdham of Stanley, VA; stepson, Mike Gallup and companion, Jen Hillmann of Shenandoah Junction, W.VA; stepson, Steve Gallup and wife Dainne Gallup of Cary, NC.
He was preceded in death by: father, Wylie O Purdham; mother, Beulah V. (Good) Purdham, infant brother and sister, first wife, Katherine Dorothy (Petefish) Purdham. He is also survived by: seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild.
Services performed under the direction of The Bradley Funeral Home, Inc., 187 E. Main St., P.O. Box 442, Luray, VA 22835.