Buster Purkey, 90, of Mosheim passed away Thursday, January 16, 2020 at Greeneville Community Hospital East.
He was a member of New Freedom Baptist Church and was retired from Magnavox after thirty-six years. He was a loving father and grandfather and will be dearly missed.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Flo Purkey; former wife, Martha Gothard; daughter, Denise Smith; great-granddaughter, Samantha Lamb; and several brothers and sisters.
He is survived by his children, Shirley Cotter, Danny Purkey, Ronnie (Donna) Purkey, and Phyllis (Bobby) Collins; brothers, Tivus (Imogene) Purkey and Ervin (Frances) Purkey; seven grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, January 20 at Westside Chapel Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 7 p.m., with Rev. Brian Cottrell officiating.
Family and friends will meet at 11 a.m. Tuesday, January 21 at Hamblen Memory Gardens for graveside services.
Arrangements by Westside Chapel