Mark Purvines, Sr.

March 31, 1947 ~ September 30, 2021 (age 74)

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Mark Purvines, Sr, age 74 of Crestview, passed away on Thursday, September 30, 2021, surrounded by his family.  He was born in Patterson N.J. on March 31, 1947, to Charles & Shirley Purvines. Mark worked for many years as a Sheet Metal Mechanic with Crestview Mechanical and Andrew’s Heating & Air. Mark enjoyed fishing, hunting, watching the Atlanta Braves and pulling for the University of Alabama football team.  He was preceded in death by his parents.  Mark is survived by his wife of 53 years, Margaret Purvines; sons, Mark Purvines, Jr & his wife Cheryl, and Matt Purvines & his wife Allison; brothers, Van Purvines & his wife Molly and Glenn Purvines; sisters, Sharon Griffith & her husband David and Susan Richards & her husband Robbie; six grandchildren, Carter, Samantha, Emily, Lexi, Ashley, Dakota; and four great grandchildren, Lily, Knox, J.D., and Mila. 

There will be a private family service at a later date.

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