Christopher D. Purdue
Christopher D. Purdue, 59, a longtime Rockaway resident died June 14.
Purdue was born in Bessemer, Alabama on November 9, 1949 and worked as both a licensed practical nurse and tax preparer. He moved to Far Rockaway in 1963. He entered the United States Army in 1968 and served two tours of duty.
He is survived by his wife, Patricia M. Perdue; son, Sharod JC Perdue; daughters, Zina M. Hines and Jeanniene N. Pierce; sisters, Deirdre (Michael) Battle and Dorcas Perdue- Richards; brother, Antonio Perdue; two aunts, four grandchildren, one great-grandson and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Family Funeral Service Chapel, Arverne. A memorial service was held at Macedonia Baptist Church, Arverne. Interment was at Calverton National Cemetery.