Eugene Purry

Eugene Purry, 65, of Pittsfield, Massachusetts died Sunday, February 6, 2022, at his home in Las Vegas, Nevada. He is the son of the late Jesse Purry, Jr. and the late Jerlean Mosley Purry. He was a 1974 graduate of Taconic High School and attended UMASS Amherst as well as received his degree from Pepperdine University in Malibu, California. He served in the United States Air Force and was recognized as Airman of the Year. He is survived by his devoted wife, Rosalinda of 40 years. A brother, Marvin Purry (Cynthia of Jackson, NJ, sister, Vera Purry-Kennedy of Laurel, MD, sister Jessie L. Thomas (Alfred) of Brandon, MS, sister Elizetta McCrary (Daryl) and Rachelle White (Gerald) of Atlanta, GA. He also leaves his devoted aunt, Maddlean Mosley of Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Also a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

A viewing will be Friday, February 18, 2022 from 9 am to 10 am and military burial service will Monday, April 18 at 12:40 pm.

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  • So sorry for your loss. Praying for your family.

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  • Joyce Williams
    February 17, 2022 8:00 am

    My condolences to the wife and family of Eugene Purry. I grew up with Eugene from grade school to high school. It was wonderful to connect with him on Facebook and remain friends. I’m very sorry to hear of his passing. It was indeed heartbreaking news. My prayers will continue be with his wife and family. May God give you comfort and strength during your time of bereavement.

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  • Condolences to Eugene’s family and close friends. He was held in high regard by his 1974 high school classmates. We will all miss his lovely smile.

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  • THS class of '74
    February 18, 2022 7:16 am

    The Taconic High School class of 1974 sends their condolences to Eugene’s family. Eugene will be missed by many. May he rest in peace.

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  • Anita Doucette-Gutmann
    February 18, 2022 7:20 am

    Eugene was one of the “good guys” for sure. Reconnecting with Gene at our reunions was always a pleasure. So glad he was able to travel and visit with his classmates. He will always be remembered in our hearts.

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  • Victor Johnson
    February 18, 2022 9:57 am

    May God comfort you during your loss.He will guide you with his grace & mercy. We used to be neighbors back in Pittsfield. I’ll miss you Gene Rip in peace brother

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  • Candice Forrest
    February 18, 2022 3:35 pm

    My condolences to Eugene’s family. May he Rest In Peace.

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  • James Williams
    February 18, 2022 6:05 pm

    To the family of Eugene – please accept my sincere condolence – I was a friend and fellow classmate since elementary – very sad when I got the news.

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  • Our Deepest Condolences! God Bless Eugene! Prayers and Love To His Family! Kathleen & Steve 🙏🙏🙏❤❤

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  • Kevin Williamson
    February 20, 2022 8:08 am

    Deepest condolences and prayers to the family.
    Now may the Lord of peace himself give you peace at all times in every way.
    2 Thessalonians 3:16

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  • Kevin Williamson
    February 20, 2022 8:12 am

    Now may the Lord of peace himself give you peace at all times in every way.
    2 Thessalonians 3:16

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