Obituary for Herbert Patchett
Herbert Earl Patchett, 94, of Bushnell, FL, passed away Tuesday, October 3, 2017. He was born March 1, 1923 to Walter and Ethel Patchett in Frankfort, Indiana. He proudly served in the U.S. Air Force as a Gunnery Sergeant and was a member of the V.F.W. Mr. Patchett enjoyed sitting on his patio overlooking the river and smoking a cigar. He also liked to fish and travel and in his earlier years, he enjoyed flying his plane.
He is survived by his sister: Mary Huffer of Lafayette, IN; nephews: Jim Huffer (Kimberly) of Brazil, IN, Phil Huffer (Debbie) of Texarkana, TX, Ron Huffer (Pam) of Lafayette, IN, Joe Coil of Clermont, FL; dear friends: Terry Albrecht, Arlene Watson, Enia Lopez, Terry Walker and many other beloved friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, Bonnie Patchett, and nephew, Maurice Coil.
A service will be held on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. (with visitation from 2:00 to 3:00) in Purcell Chapel with Pastor Wayne Hood and U.S. Air Force Honor Guard officiating.
Arrangements entrusted to Purcell Funeral Home, Bushnell, Florida.