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Rev. Robert "Bob" Davis Purvis

April 17, 1934 ~ July 13, 2018 (age 84)

Rev. Robert "Bob" Davis Purvis, 84, of Bennett, died Friday, July 13, 2018 at NC State Veterans Home in Fayetteville.

Funeral Services, 11:00 AM, Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at Beulah Baptist Church, Bennett.

Officiating, Rev. Robert Kidd, Rev. Phillip Nelson.

Burial will follow in the church cemetery with military honors by the Randolph County Honor Guard.

Rev. Purvis was a native of Randolph County, a teacher with public schools, and served in the U.S. Air Force. He was a member of Beulah Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Jean Wilson Purvis, parents, William and Addie Kidd Purvis, son, Steve Purvis, brother, Vernon Purvis, sister, Pauline Williams.

Survivors: daughter, Sharon Scott and husband, Charles, of High Falls, son, Greg Purvis, of Emerald Isle, grandchildren, Matthew Scott, and wife, Stacey, Jenna Maness, and husband, Brad, Will Purvis, Halle Purvis, Kelly Daniel, and husband, Trey, Emily Parker, and husband, William, Michael Purvis, and wife, Cathy, great-grandchildren, Tyler Scott, Courtney Burton , daughter in-laws, Beverly Purvis, Melanie Purvis, special friend, Carol Thomas.

Visitation, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Tuesday, Beulah Baptist Church, Bennett and other times at the home of Sharon Scott, 719 Two Mile Circle Rd., Robbins.

Condolences may be made online at

Arrangements by Loflin Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ramseur.

Memorials may be made to UNC Childen's Hospital, make checks payable to UNC Children's Office of External Affairs, Campus Box #7237 Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7237.


Donations may be made to:

UNC Children's Hospital, UNC, Checks payable to Children's Office of External Affais
Campus Box #7237, Chapel Hill NC 27599-7237

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