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Thomas "Tom" Wesley Purvis

December 28, 1935 ~ March 15, 2021 (age 85)


Thomas "Tom" Wesley Purvis, 85, of High Falls, died Monday, March 15, 2021 at his residence.

Memorial Services, 2 PM, Sunday, March 28, 2021, at Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church yard, Robbins. The family requests that everyone practices social distancing at the service and to bring your own yard chairs due to limited seating.

Officiating, Rev. Robert Kidd.

Tom was a native of Moore County, a veteran of the U. S. Army and a member of Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church. He was formerly employed with High Falls Oil Company and enjoyed sports and hunting. Tom always looked forward to his pheasant hunting trip in South Dakota, and was an avid NASCAR fan where he enjoyed pulling for Kyle Busch. He was preceded in death by his parents, Graham and Lillie Kidd Purvis, sister, Maggie Mashburn, and brother, Harrison "Bud" Purvis.

Survivors: wife, Doris Phillips Purvis, of the home, brother, Jack Purvis and wife, Raye, of Shallotte, step-son, James Robert Moon, of High Falls, and grandson, Austin Moon, of High Falls.

Condolences may be made online at

Arrangements by Loflin Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ramseur.

Memorials may be made to FirstHealth Hospice Foundation, 150 Applecross Rd., Pinehurst, NC 28374.


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Funeral Service


Memorial Service
March 28, 2021

2:00 PM
Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church
1535 North Moore Rd.
Robbins, NC 27325

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