William Payne Purdy, 66, of Cocoa Beach, Florida died February 21, 2013. He was born May 30, 1946 to the late Estes Payne Purdy and Beatrice Kasey Purdy of Collinsville, Virginia. He graduated from John D. Bassett High School in 1964 and earned a diploma from Danville Collge and a Bachelor of Science from Southern Illinois University. He served in the United States Air Force and was a Vietman veteran.
He is survived by Kathleen Arnold Purdy formerly of Fieldale, Virginia and his son and spouse Christopher and Rhonda Purdy of San Antonio, Texas and three grandchildren.
A Memorial Service will be held at Fort Trial Baptist Church in Bassett, Virginia on April 13, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Family and friends will be received immediately following the service.