L add Franklin Purl
Ladd Franklin Purl, Jr., 56, of Hearne passed away Friday, June 22, 2018 at his home. A visitation is set for Friday, June 29, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Heartfield-Ritter Funeral Home Chapel. Burial of cremains is set for Saturday, June 30, at 10:00 a.m. at Norwood Cemetery. Ladd was born November 9, 1961 to Ladd Franklin Purl, Sr. and Leta Mae Seelye Purl in Hearne. He graduated from Hearne High School “Class of 1980” and lived most of his life in Hearne. He was a cowboy in the greatest sense of the word. Ladd was preceded in death by his parents, Ladd Franklin Purl, Sr. and Leta Mae Seelye Purl; and his sister, Lisa Kathryn Kretzschmar. Survivors include his daughters, Lana Marie Timbs of Cypress, Leslie Ann Purl of College Station, Layla Beth Purl of Bryan; and six grandchildren. Arrangements are entrusted to Heartfield-Ritter Funeral Home.