Obituary for Earl John Purcell

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Earl John Purcell

December 4, 1932 - June 28, 2019


Earl John Purcell, age 86, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on June 28, 2019, in Columbus, Ohio.  He was born in London, Ohio on December 4, 1932, to the late Almeda and George Deyo.  He is survived by his children John (Sheree) Purcell, Terri (Frank) Albanese, Gary Purcell, Paula Bown, Doug (Jamie) Purcell, grandchildren Sara, Brian, Chris, David, Garrett, Kyle and several great-grandchildren.  Earl proudly served in the U.S. Army and loved his country. He was a retired standardbred horse trainer and driver and enjoyed many years in Florida.  A private church service will be held at a later date.  

 

Denise Jewett Aiani posted on July 13, 2019

So sorry to hear of your father's passing Gary. I remember talking with you at North High School, about Standardbred racing and your father's time with Flashy Buckeye, and your eyes always lit up when you talked about the horses. I will say a prayer for you and your family. .


 


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