Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Gary Purser
Learn about upgrading this memorial...
Birth: Feb. 5, 1932
Bell County
Texas, USA
Death: Jul. 28, 2011

KILLEEN A celebration of life for Gary Purser Sr., 79, of Killeen will be 2:30 p.m. Monday at First United Methodist Church in Killeen.

Mr. Purser died Thursday, July 28.

He was born on Feb. 5, 1932, in Liberty Hill. He moved to Killeen in 1941. In November 1951, he married John Helen Levy Purser. He founded Purser Construction Co. and later, Chafin and Purser. He built the Killeen Public Library, Killeen City Hall, several buildings at Central Texas College and the Extraco Bank building in Harker Heights. He developed residential subdivisions throughout the Killeen/Harker Heights area.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Gary "Bubba" Purser Jr.; two daughters, Elizabeth Tipton and Sue van Zanten; and seven grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Killeen-building fund.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Sunday at Crawford Bowers Funeral Home in Killeen.

Saturday, Jul 30, 2011 6:00 AM. 
Cremated, Other.
Created by: SFC Frank Irons Sr. Reti...
Record added: Jul 31, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74234133

- SFC Frank Irons Sr. Retired US Army 1977
 Added: Jul. 31, 2011

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service