Rusty Gene Purvis, 39, of Portland, died Oct. 27, 2002.
A graveside service will be held Friday at 3 p.m. at Ironside Cemetery. Floyd Cooper will officiate.
Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel is handling the arrangements.
Mr. Purvis was born Nov. 17, 1962, at Baker City to Don and Carol (Hill) Purvis. He attended Harper and Unity schools, and graduated from Riddle High School in 1981. He also attended Boise State University.
He was employed by Zilog in Boise and Fujitsu in Portland as a computer technician. He enjoyed fishing, football and NASCAR racing.
Mr. Purvis is survived by his sweetheart, Julie Brown of Portland; parents, Don and Carol Purvis of Prairie City, and brother, Don Jr. of Henefer, Utah.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents and two sisters, Tina Lou and Tori Rae.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation in care of Gray’s West & Company Pioneer Chapel, P.O. Box 726, Baker City, OR 97814.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, November 1, 2002
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor