Robert James “Bob” Purdy, 87 of Port Charlotte, Fla., passed away Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013.
He was born April 2, 1926, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, to Robert and Mabel Purdy.
Bob worked in sales and management, and retired to San Juan Capistrano, Calif., from San Diego, Calif., in 2002, and to Port Charlotte in 2011.
He is survived by his sister, Dorothy Hubler of Indianapolis, Ind.; his son, Robert (Debra) Purdy of Port Charlotte; daughter, Debra Kott of San Juan Capistrano; and grandchildren, Shawn Purdy of Coral Springs, Fla., and Russell Kott of San Francisco, Calif. Bob was preceded in death by his wife, Irene Purdy; and daughter, Laurie.
Services will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Tidewell Hospice, 1144 Veronica St., Port Charlotte, FL 33952.