Raymond "Red" Purcell, 99, of Greenville, Texas, passed away Saturday, March 18, 2017, in Greenville.
Raymond "Red" Purcell was born in Greenville on May 31, 1917, to Samuel Waxie Cynthia Tweedle Purcell. Red was a Union Rep with Int. Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. He married Gladys Roberts in Denton, Texas, on Feb. 14, 1965. She preceded him in death Nov. 7, 2015.
Those left to cherish his memory are daughters Cynthia Phippins and husband Chris and Becky Isbell and husband Johnny; son Bill Purcell; grandchildren CJ, Michaela and Robbie Lynn; and numerous other family and friends.
His funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Friday, March 24, in the Peters Funeral Home chapel.
Published on March 23, 2017