Stephen Eugene Purcell

Stephen Eugene Purcell, age 47 of Bridgeport, passed away late Wednesday night, December 20, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born November 11, 1970 in Olney.

Steve had a heart of gold and loved his family. He was a former member of the Bridgeport Moose, loved umpiring youth games, a NASCAR fan, a huge Dale Earnhardt fan, and loved Harley Davidson motorcycles. Steve had worked at Rex Energy until he was unable to.

Surviving family includes: his daughter- Harley Marie Purcell of Bridgeport: his parents- Bruce and Gerri Kay (Tucker) Purcell: his sister- Dana Hoskinson of Sumner: one niece who knew him as Uncle Bob- Sierra Brooke Purcell: two great nieces who knew him as Uncle Tickle- Nehaeh Lynn and Madilyn Kay: Paternal Grandmother- Pauline Purcell: and numerous Aunts, Uncles, and Cousins.

Steve was preceded in death by: his nephew- Hayden Wyatt Webster: paternal grandpa- Ray Purcell: maternal grandparents- Harold E. Tucker and Norma Jean Tucker: and one aunt- Linda Sue Tucker.

As per Steve’s wishes, he will be cremated. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Cunningham Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Harley Marie Purcell Education Fund through the funeral home. Online condolences can be sent to the family at www.cunninghamfuneralhomes.com.