COMMERCE - John Eugene Purcell, 53, died Friday, April 11, 2014, at Athens Regional Medical Center.
Mr. Purcell was born in Gainesville, the son of the late Gene and Elizabeth Logan Purcell. He was employed at Roper Pump as an engineer.
Hel is survived by a son, Gordon Purcell; daughter, Emma Purcell, both of Commerce; and brother, Jim Purcel, Watkinsville.
A celebration of life will be held at 6 p.m., Thursday, April 17, at the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home. During John’s service, the family welcomes any of his family, friends, and classmates to share their favorite “John stories”.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Community Bank and Trust to help with John’s children’s college tuition.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, is in charge of arrangements.