Rodney ‘Chops’ Purvis


Rodney “Chops” Purvis, 66, of Dublin, passed away on Monday July 15, 2019, at Reid Health after a long illness.

He was born in Greenfield, Indiana, on January 6, 1953, to Junior Thomas and Beverly (Christ) Purvis.

He lived most of his life in the New Castle/Cambridge City area.

Chops was the owner/operator of Automotive Specialist in Cambridge City for over 30 years. He was a meticulous engine rebuilder and even built his own custom wrecker. Chops had many friends. According to his wishes, he will be cremated and there will be no public services.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674.

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