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Rev. Richard L. Pursley

March 10, 1958 November 29, 2019
Rev. Richard L. Pursley
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Obituary for Rev. Richard L. Pursley

The Reverend Richard L. Pursley, 61, of LaGrange, passed away Friday, November 29, 2019, at Hospice LaGrange.

Rev. Pursley was born March 10, 1958, in LaGrange, son of the late Milton Lee Pursley and Maxine Davis Pursley. An ordained Baptist minister for more than 35 years, he pastored a number of churches in the West Georgia and East Alabama area and served as founding pastor of Rock of Ages Baptist Church in Hogansville. Rev. Pursley was employed at the Dixie Division of West Point Stevens until its closing and was then employed at Milliken and Co. He was known to be a friend and a help to everyone and spent his life serving others.

Survivors include his wife, Ruenelle Pursley of LaGrange; daughter, Renee and Andy Burke of Pine Mountain Valley; sons, Rufus Lee and Lisa Pursley, Richard James (Jamie) Pursley, all of LaGrange; grandsons, Adam Pursley, Joshua Pursley, Dylan Pursley, Noah Pursley, and Nathan Pursley; sister, Donna and Gary Ozley of Fredonia, AL; brothers, Gaines and Becky Pursley of Fredonia, AL, Milton, Jr. and Dianne Pursley of Houston, TX.

A memorial service will be conducted at 4:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 4, in the Chapel of Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home in Hogansville, with Dr. David Ahearn officiating.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 3 until 4 Wednesday afternoon.

Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home of Hogansville is in charge of arrangements.


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Visitation

Wednesday

4

Dec

3:00 PM 12/4/2019 3:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 12/4/2019 4:00:00 PM
Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home

208 Johnson Street
Hogansville, GA 30230

Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home
208 Johnson Street Hogansville 30230 GA
United States

Memorial Service

Wednesday

4

Dec

4:00 PM 12/4/2019 4:00:00 PM
Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home

208 Johnson Street
Hogansville, GA 30230

Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home
208 Johnson Street Hogansville 30230 GA
United States
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