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Carl Edward Pursley, 74, of Catlettsburg, passed away Tuesday, June 27, 2017, in Community Hospice Care Center.
He was born Sept. 16, 1942, in Akron, Ohio, a son of the late Arthur and Mary Ann Gibbs Pursley.
Carl was a member of Catlettsburg Church of God. He loved woodworking, nature and spending time with his family and friends. He was a longtime member of Westwood Volunteer Fire Department and retired after 40 years of service from Fairview Board of Education.
He is survived by his loving wife of 25 years, Joni Wellman Pursley of Catlettsburg; a son, Steven Pursley of Catlettsburg; a daughter, Tonya Renfroe and husband Randy of Westwood; a sister, Betty Burcham of Huntington, W.Va.; six grandchildren, Jay Renfroe, Heather Renfroe, Michelle Bowling, Andrew Renfroe, Ashley Carrey and Carson Justice; and eight great-grandchildren and one due in January.
A memorial service will be at 4 p.m. Saturday, July 1, 2017, at Catlettsburg Church of God with Pastor Howard Wirzfeld officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Catlettsburg Church of God, P.O. Box 374, Catlettsburg, KY 41129.
Condolences may be sent to steenfuneralhome.com.
Published on June 29, 2017
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