Phillip D. “Phil” Purdy
August 04, 1951 ‒ April 06, 2015
Phillip D. “Phil” Purdy, age 63, of Fredericktown, passed away on Monday April 6, 2015 at his residence surrounded by his family. Phil was born August 4, 1951 in Mount Vernon to Thomas and Blanche (Cox) Purdy. He was a 1969 graduate of Fredericktown High School where he was a member of the varsity basketball and baseball teams.
Phil was a masonry contractor for 35 years and for the past five years had been employed at Cardington Yutaka Technologies.
An avid horse racing enthusiast, Phil was a member of the United States Trotting Association and the Morrow County Harness Horseman’s Association. In the past Phil was an avid coon hunter.
Surviving are his sons and daughters-in-law Dathan and Christy Purdy of Eustis, Florida, Ryan and Shaunna Purdy of Grand Island, Florida; six grandchildren Caitlyn Purdy, Carter Purdy, Clayton Purdy, Hayden Purdy, Evelyn Purdy, Evan Purdy; his brothers Marvin Purdy and Jim Purdy both of Fredericktown and his sister Wilma Brake of Fredericktown. Besides his parents, Phil was preceded in death by his sister Alma Cline.
Friends may call on Thursday April 9, 2015 from 5 to 7 PM at the Snyder Funeral Home in Fredericktown. There will be a private graveside service at Forest Cemetery in Fredericktown.
In Lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Phil’s name to: American Cancer Society Central Region-Knox; 5555 Frantz Rd. Dublin, OH 43017 or Hospice of Knox County 17700 Coshocton Rd. Mount Vernon, OH 43050.
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The Snyder Funeral Home in Fredericktown is honored, to have been chosen, to serve the family of Phillip D. Purdy.