1954 Keith 2021

Keith Alan Purdy

May 14, 1954 — January 16, 2021

Keith Alan Purdy, 66, of Mount Pleasant, SC, entered into eternal life on Saturday January 16, 2021.

Keith was born in Erie, Pennsylvania on May 14, 1954, to the late Douglas W. Purdy and Helen Riley Purdy.

Keith spent his childhood in Sumter, SC. He graduated from Sumter High School in 1972. He attended the College of Charleston and Clemson University.

Keith was very active and passionate in numerous historical re-enactments and he was a long-time businessman involved in the Greater Charleston hospitality industry.

He is survived by his brother and sister-in-law, David W. Purdy and Jeanine J. Purdy, one niece, one nephew, his step-mother, Barbara Purdy and his long time friend, who was like a sister, Jane Locke.

A small intimate Memorial Service will be held in Keith's honor at 11 AM on Friday January 22, 2021 at McAlister-Smith Funeral Home, 1520 Rifle Range Rd., Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464.

A larger Celebration of Life will be held at a later date with much laughter and stories being shared.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Keith`s memory may be sent to Carolina Childrens Charity, PO Box 30068, Charleston, SC 29417.

Expressions of sympathy may be viewed or submitted online at https://www.mcalister-smith.com.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to McALISTER-SMITH FUNERAL & CREMATION, Mt. Pleasant, 1520 Rifle Range Rd., Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464, (843) 884-3833.
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Service Schedule

Past Services

Celebration of Life Service

Friday, January 22, 2021

11:00am - 12:00pm

McAlister-Smith Funeral & Cremation Mt. Pleasant

1520 Rifle Range Rd, Mt Pleasant, SC 29464

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