Kenneth was united in marriage to Deloris Rose on December 18, 1949 in Boone, IA. He worked for Avco Finance Co for over 25 years, as a realtor after that, and finished his career as a postal worker for several years. Kenneth also served in the US Army in Korea and Texas. In his free time he enjoyed fishing, spending time with family, and was dedicated to his church.
Kenneth is survived by his children, Craig Purvis (Jerilyn) of Oelwein, IA, Brad Purvis (Dana) of Blue Springs, MO, Jeff Purvis (Tammy) of Hertford, NC, Troy Purvis (Stephanie) of Blue Springs, MO, 13 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren, and 3 sisters (Elsie, Miriam, and Ruth). He was preceded in death by his wife, Deloris, and son, Kirk,
Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. Friday, March 19, 2021 at The Remnant Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 5555 Valley View Rd, Blue Springs, MO. Funeral service will begin at 10:30 a.m. at the church. Burial will follow at Lobb Cemetery. The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to The Remnant Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Arrangements have been entrusted to Meyers Funeral Chapel in Blue Springs. Memories of Kenneth and words of comfort for his family may be shared at www.meyersfuneralchapel.com.