James R. Puryear

Born: July 26, 1909
Died: November 18, 1942 at Douglas, Georgia.

63rd Army Air Force
Flying Training Department Raymond Richardson Aviation Company

Mr. Puryear was a civilian flying instructor who loved flying. Too old to enlist for WWII, he volunteered as an instructor and died while training a student pilot.

At the time of his death, Mr. Puryear was survived by his wife, Dorothy, a daughter, Betty and son, Frank.

Interment: Sunset Memorial Park, Chester, Virginia

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