John Kenneth Purvis, born March 24, 1931, in Ontario, Ore., died at age 87 on April 11, 2018, in Riggins, Idaho.
John served in the Navy from 1949 to 1959 in the Korean War and he also worked in the long haul industry as a truck driver. John was the loving husband of Flora Belle for 58 years, with whom he had three children, 9 grandchildren, and 4 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Don Purvis.
John is survived by his sons, Kenneth Purvis and Keith Purvis; daughter, Susan Shepherd; and sisters, Wilma Lou Anthony and Eddie June Greenwood.
The family of John would love to have friends and family members attend a celebration of life for him on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 6 p.m. at Summervilles in Riggins, Idaho.
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