Purl King, 63, passed away at his home in Carthage April 1, 2013.
Purl was born in Carthage to W.D. King and Pearline “Pennington” King. Purl was a lifetime Carthage resident. He was a disabled veteran, serving in the Vietnam War where he earned a purple heart and Bronze star. Purl was a member of the D.A.V. crossroads chapter of Carthage.
Purl is survived by one son Tyler King of Hannibal, MO one Daughter Kitt Schooling. One brother Zane King of Elkins, AR. and one sister Becky King of St. Louis, MO.
Memorial Services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday April 9, 2013 at the Ulmer Funeral Home. Online condolences can be made at www.ulmerfh.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Ulmer Funeral Home.