Brooks & White
P.O. Box 1135
907 Durham Road
Roxboro, NC, 27573
(336) 599-3171
Funeral Home
"Your Way Is Our Way!"
Wilson Lindy Puryear
May 13, 1944 - August 15, 2017
Born in Halifax County, NC
Resided in Person County, NC
Wednesday August 16, 2017, 6:30-8 PM
High View Baptist Church
144 High View Rd.
Roxboro, NC 27574
Thursday August 17, 2017, 2 PM
Church Service
High View Baptist Church
144 High View Rd.
Roxboro, NC 27574
Wilson Lindy Puryear, 73, of 12469 Virgilina Road, Roxboro, died Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at his home. Born in Halifax County, VA, he was the son of the late Wilson Peyton Puryear and Mary Elizabeth Wilborn Puryear. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his two siblings, J.T. Puryear and Doris Marks.

Mr. Puryear was a retired supervisor from Centel. He was a member of High View Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon and was the Sunday School superintendent.

Surviving are his wife, Dean Lowery Puryear of the home; two daughters: Jackie Puryear Cothran and husband, Timmy of Rougemont and Tracey Puryear Melton and husband, Cory of Roxboro; two brothers: Phil Puryear of Buffalo Junction, VA and Jerry Puryear of Roxboro; two sisters: Nell Hudson of Virgilina, VA and Betty Caldwell of South Boston, VA; four grandchildren: Andrew Cothran, Grayson Cothran, Caleb Melton and Lindsey Melton.

Visitation will be held from 6:30-8 PM Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at High View Baptist Church and other times at the home.

Funeral service will be 2 PM Thursday, August 17, 2017 at High View Baptist Church with the Pastor Avery Dalton officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Pallbearers will be his nephews: Jeff Puryear, Winston Puryear, Michael Lowery, Dale Phillips, Chris Phillips and Paul Phillips. Honorary pallbearers will be the Red Bird Hunting Club.

Memorials may be made to High View Baptist Church Building Fund, 144 High View Road, Roxboro, NC 27574.