Donald A. "Don" Purviance, Lieutenant, U.S. Navy, was awarded the Presidential Citation, the American Theater Ribbon, the Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon with 12 bronze stars, the Philippine Liberation Medal with 1 bronze star and the World War
II Victory Medal. He was a member of American Legion Post 7.
He was married to Emmy and they had 3 children and 8 grandchildren.
Dec. 15, 1941 - Mar. 19, 1946
December 4, 1915 - March 17, 1999
His wife, Emmy, accepts the Certificate from Kenny Johnson, Commander, American Legion Post 7, Huntington.
Photo by Patricia Applegate
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