John Purcell

Obituary of John Clarence Purcell

John Clarence Purcell, 71, died Tuesday, July 9, 2019, at the Veterans Hospital Warrior’s Walk in Columbia, SC.


Born in Baltimore, MD, he was the son of the late Clarence Elmo Purcell and Nealie Louise Jackson Purcell.


He was a U. S. Army veteran and served in Vietnam.


Graveside services will be 11 A.M. Wednesday at Ft. Jackson National Cemetery. 


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Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home & Crematory, 221 Broad Street, Sumter, is in charge of the arrangements (803) 775-9386.