George Bernard Purks Sr., 90, of Frederick, died Nov. 12, 2012.
Born Dec. 30, 1921, in Washington, D.C., to the late Joseph N. and Kathlyn Purks, he was predeceased by Betty Purks, his wife of 52 years. He was also predeceased by his two siblings, Joseph A. Purks of Oxen Hill and Francis Purks Sr. of Rockville.
A resident of Montgomery County for 30 years prior to his 27 in Frederick, he was a member of the U.S. Army.
He is survived by his children, Sharon Nieberding and husband Steve of Grasonville, George Purks Jr. and wife Christina of Middletown and Bonnie Purks of Falling Waters, W.Va.; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
The viewing and funeral service took place from 10 a.m. to noon Nov. 16 at Resthaven Memorial Gardens in Frederick, with burial immediately following.
Memorial contributions may go to Hospice of Frederick County at www.hospiceoffrederick.org.