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Trent Scott Purdue, 43, of Hartsburg died at his home on Wednesday,
July 11, 2007, after a long battle with pain.
Visitation is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, with a prayer service
at 10 a.m., at Holland Barry and Bennett Funeral Home in Lincoln.
His funeral will begin at 1 p.m. at the funeral
Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Lincoln.
Mr. Purdue was a self-employed carpenter.
He was born to Stephen and Diana Purdue on Aug. 1,
1963, in Lincoln.
He is survived by his parents, of Lincoln; his paternal grandmother, Betty Purdue
of Lincoln; one son, Benny Purdue of Champaign; one daughter,
Vienna Purdue of Lincoln; companion Lynn Johnson of
Bloomington; three brothers, Todd Purdue of Quincy, Rodney
(and Sara) Purdue of Clinton and Timothy Purdue of
Missouri; one sister, Wendy (and Jamie) Baird of
and uncles Gary Purdue of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Steven Donnan of Marshall.
He was preceded in death by a grandfather, Gerald
Purdue; grandparents Arnold and Dorothy Donnan; and a
great-grandmother, Lela Maloy
He was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in
Mr. Purdue was an active member and vice president
of Logan County ABATE and was a member of the
Lincoln Eagles Lodge. He enjoyed riding his
motorcycle and being with his family.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the
family or a charity of the donor's choice.
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