- Last Updated on 02:57 PM 12/27/12
Ryan Thomas Puryear, 18, of 19065 Philpott Road, Sutherlin died Dec. 24, 2012. He was born in Halifax County on Sept. 10, 1994.
He was a student at Halifax County High School.
Survivors include his mother, Juanita Puryear Holt of Sutherlin; his father, Larry Thomas Holt of South Boston; three brothers, Zachary Holt of Sutherlin, Jeremy Holt of South Boston and Corey Holt of Chatham; one sister, Jessica Holt Hamlett of Scottsburg; his paternal grandfather, Lonnie Holt of Alton; his step-grandfather, J.T. Epps; one niece and one nephew.
His maternal grandmother, Helen Wilmoth Epps and his paternal grandmother, Mary King Holt, preceded him in death.
Funeral services will be held at Grace Baptist Church on Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Jack Stewart officiating. Burial will be in Oak Ridge Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at Brooks Funeral Home on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and other times at the home.
The family requests those wishing to give memorials consider your favorite charity.
Online condolences may be made atwww.brooksfhinc.com
Arrangements are by Brooks Funeral Home, Inc., South Boston.