Carl C. Pursifull, 91, of Markle, IN, died Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, at 8 a.m. at his residence.
Mr. Pursifull was a truck driver for many years and later worked for Wayne Metal for over 35 years before retiring as shipping foreman. He was a 1942 graduate of West Rock Creek High school. He was a veteran of the United States Army, where he drove heavy trucks, serving in World War II in Normandy and other European locations.
He was born May 22, 1922, in Allen County to Doyle Sr. and Pearl Minnick Pursifull. He married Joan M. Sieberns on March 19, 1952, in Markle. His wife survives.
Additional survivors include four daughters, Marilyn J. (Wayne) Butts, of San Antonio, TX; Maxine "Max" (Don) Hinshaw, of Bluffton; Rebecca (Jeff) Souder, of Warren; and Sarah A. Kirkpatrick, of Markle; two sons, Gene (Jennefer) Pursifull, of Markleville; and Alan Pursifull, of Huntington; three brothers, Loyal Pursifull, of Markle; Jim Pursifull, of Minnesota; and Vern (Martha) Pursifull, of Huntington; nine grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, at noon at the Marion National Cemetery, 1700 East 38th St., Marion, with military rites and Rev. Scott Nedberg officiating.
Memorial Donations can be made out to the VFW Post 2689 of Huntington, sent in care to Myers Funeral Home, PO Box 403, Markle, IN 46770.
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