CAMERON–Bill “Hoss” Purcell, of Cameron, passed away at his home on Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011. He was a member of the James V. Callan Dalite Lodge in Irving, Texas, and a member of the McAlester Masonic Lodge. He received his 32nd degree at the McAlester Lodge and was a self-employed truck driver.
Graveside services are Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Greenhill Cemetery in Cameron with Pastor Travis Cook officiating the service under the direction of Grace Manor Funeral Home.
He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Robin Phillips; and two sisters, Susan Counts and Louise Rose.
Survivors are his wife, Carolyn; two daughters, Crystal Phillips and her husband, Mark, of Cameron, and Rae Duncan and her husband, Donald, also of Cameron; a step-son, Christopher Adams; his mother, Janice Purcell of Fort Smith; six grandchildren, Amber, Eddie, and Tory Phillips, Hoss and Jae Duncan all of Cameron; and Kinsey Adams of Poteau; and a brother, James Purcell and his wife, Tamara, of Mena.
The family will greet loved ones and friends at the funeral home Monday from 5 to 7 p.m. You may leave an on-line message at www.gracemanorfh.com.