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Robert Lee Purkey, Sr.

May 19, 1939 — November 16, 2015

Bob Purkey, Sr., 76, of Powhatan, went to be with the Lord November 16, 2015. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Janice Purkey; children, Robert "Dude" Purkey, II of Amelia, Lynn "Hopper" Purkey of Chesterfield, William "Tater Purkey of Amelia, Jessica "Peep" Crawford of Powhatan; brother, John; sisters, June, Helen, Ruth, Chank, Tiny; eleven grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6 to 8pm in the Bennett & Barden Funeral Home, 3215 Anderson Hwy.(Rt.60), Powhatan and where service will be held Thursday 11 am. Interment private. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made at Wounded Warriors Project. Online condolences may be made at


November 19, 2015 Thursday 11:00 am

Bennett & Barden Funeral Home Chapel


November 18, 2015 Wednesday 6:00 to 8:00 pm

Bennett & Barden Funeral Home

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