Moore Chapel

206 West Center Street, P.O. Box 1149, Fayetteville, AR

Phone: 479-442-7314

Rolland Larry Purser

Fayetteville, AR

1942 - 2017

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Published: December 19, 2017

Rolland Larry Purser, age 75, of Fayetteville, died Saturday, December 16, 2017 in Fayetteville. He was born October 8, 1942 in Fayetteville, the son of Rolland Emmett and Jesse Mildred Center Purser. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Barbara Purser, his parents and a grandson, Matthew Withrow. He was a retired employee of Pinnacle Foods, a United States Navy veteran and a member of the American Legion.

He is survived by two daughters, Kimberly Honeycutt of West Fork and Sara Purser of Fayetteville; four sons, Doug Purser and wife Liz of Farmington, Sam Purser and wife Rebecca of Elkins, Mike Hignite and wife Marjay of Springdale, and James Hignite and wife India of Fayetteville; two sisters, Arlene Bottoms of Fayetteville and Doris Undernehr of Fayetteville; a brother, Bruce Osburn of Fayetteville; 14 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 5-7 p.m., Thursday, December 21, 2017 at Moore's Chapel. Funeral service will be 10 a.m., Friday at Moore's Chapel followed by burial at Fayetteville National Cemetery. To sign the online guest book, visit

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