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Gerald "Jerry" D. Purvis

March 22, 1942 ~ November 12, 2020 (age 78)


Gerald “Jerry” D. Purvis, 78, of Hilliard, died November 12, 2020, at SKLD Nursing in New Lexington. He was born March 22, 1942, in Junction City, the son of Earl Purvis and Elva (Love) Purvis.

Jerry loved sports cars, auto racing and was a long time member of the SCCA.  He had a passion for foreign automobiles and was a specialist with BMW’s. Jerry started his career in the early 60’s with Continental Sports Cars in Columbus and retired from the Mid-Western  Auto Group in 2014, follow many years of service.

Jerry is survived by two nephews: Daniel (Betty) Purvis of Junction City and Earl (Jennifer) Purvis of Ripley, WV; six great nieces and nephews and a host of friends.

In addition to his parents, Jerry was preceded in death by one brother: Daniel (Kathrine) Purvis and one niece: Diana Pruvis.

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