Justin "Opey" Purcell, age 30, of Lawrenceburg, TN passed away Friday, May 14, 2021, at Maury Regional Medical Center in Columbia, TN. He was a native of Lawrence County, TN, a firefighter with the State of Tennessee Division of Forestry, and a member of Pulaski Street Church of Christ.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Edward White and Willodene Vaughan.
He is survived by his parents, Mike and Pam Purcell of Lawrenceburg, TN; one brother, Josh Purcell (Tiffany) of Lawrenceburg, TN; three sons, Mason, Gunner, and Carson of Lawrenceburg, TN; mother of his children, Brittney Jones of Lawrenceburg, TN; paternal grandparents, Joe and Peggy Purcell of Lawrenceburg, TN; one nephew, Talan Purcell; and one niece, Taybrie Purcell.
Arrangements are being handled by Neal Funeral Home, 231 N. Military Avenue, Lawrenceburg, Tennessee. The family will receive friends from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM Monday, May 17, 2021, at Neal Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted at Neal Funeral Home at 3:00 PM Monday, May 17, 2021, with David Stofel and Jacob Evans officiating. Interment will follow at Gobble Cemetery in Lawrenceburg, TN. The family suggests memorials be made to an account at First Horizon Bank for Justin's children.
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