Ralph Joseph Purpura, of North Richland Hills, TX passed away Monday, August 30, 2021, at the age of 70. Beloved husband of Teri (Hibbeler) Purpura. Loving father of Dawn Przbylinski (Robert Przbylinski) and Mark Joseph Purpura (Sarah Densmore) & their mother Joan Young; Gina Purpura (Skyler Christianson) & her mother, Janet Cannone Purpura along with sister-in-laws MaryAnn Cannone and Ursula Byrd.
Loving grandfather of Brandon Metzger, Jules Metzger and Ella Przbylinski. Dear brother of Agnes (Aggie) Seara along with niece and nephew Deborah Seara-Hurrell & John Seara and many great nieces, nephews and cousins.
Preceded in death by his father Raphael Purpura, mother Rose (Maggio) Purpura, brother Donnie Purpura and his partner George Hopkins.
Ralph retired from American Airlines as an aircraft mechanic after over 35 years. He never met a stranger and was happiest when with and around family.
A graveside service with military honors will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, September 9, 2021 at the Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery, Dallas, Texas.
Memorials may be made to National Kidney Foundation. In lieu of flowers, try to make a new friend and be kind every day.
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