Aline Lerille
B: 1953-10-22
D: 2018-07-20
View Details
Lerille, Aline
Daniel Litland
B: 1963-08-22
D: 2018-07-16
View Details
Litland, Daniel
Roxie Roberson
B: 1938-01-09
D: 2018-07-08
View Details
Roberson, Roxie
Kreed Gandy
B: 2018-06-19
D: 2018-06-26
View Details
Gandy, Kreed
Marlene Spielman
B: 1934-10-28
D: 2018-06-25
View Details
Spielman, Marlene
Reginald Coleman
B: 1967-05-10
D: 2018-06-21
View Details
Coleman, Reginald
Katherine Wagner
B: 1929-10-01
D: 2018-06-02
View Details
Wagner, Katherine
Donnie Travis
B: 1952-03-31
D: 2018-06-01
View Details
Travis, Donnie
Hilbert Broadus
B: 1931-08-06
D: 2018-05-23
View Details
Broadus, Hilbert
Thomas Burns
B: 1964-04-24
D: 2018-05-22
View Details
Burns, Thomas
Brenda Cheramie
B: 1951-04-08
D: 2018-05-16
View Details
Cheramie, Brenda
Chance Finley
B: 1968-11-07
D: 2018-05-13
View Details
Finley, Chance
Exie Rawls
B: 1937-01-03
D: 2018-05-10
View Details
Rawls, Exie
William Merica
B: 1941-04-26
D: 2018-04-29
View Details
Merica, William
Sandra Wheeler
B: 1948-04-21
D: 2018-04-17
View Details
Wheeler, Sandra
Patricia Martin
B: 1940-02-06
D: 2018-04-17
View Details
Martin, Patricia
Marva Cooley
B: 1971-08-15
D: 2018-04-16
View Details
Cooley, Marva
George Howe
D: 2018-04-07
View Details
Howe, George
James Reed
B: 1948-08-05
D: 2018-03-21
View Details
Reed, James
Frieda Scruggs
B: 1958-04-29
D: 2018-03-20
View Details
Scruggs, Frieda
James Walker
B: 1956-02-02
D: 2018-03-19
View Details
Walker, James


Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
1258 Richburg Rd
Hattiesburg, MS 39402
Phone: (601) 264-1816
Fax: (601) 264-1840

The Memorial Candle Program has been designed to help offset the costs associated with the hosting this Tribute Website in perpetuity. Through the lighting of a memorial candle, your thoughtful gesture will be recorded in the Book of Memories and the proceeds will go directly towards helping ensure that the family and friends of Robert Putnam can continue to memorialize, re-visit, interact with each other and enhance this tribute for future generations.

Thank you.

Select Candle

Obituary for Robert Putnam

Robert Putnam
Robert Jerome Putnam, 86, of Hattiesburg, passed away on December 26, 2017, at Forrest General Hospital. He was born on April 23, 1931, to William and Carrie Putnam in Alva, MS. Mr. Putnam attended Draughon`s Business College where he earned a 2-year business degree and later worked in and managed a print shop. He also worked as a musician, playing the steel guitar and entertaining thousands of people through the years until he retired in his 70’s.
Mr. Putnam is preceded in death by his parents and nine siblings. He is survived by his wife, Peggy Louise Ware Putnam; three children: Sandra Thomas (Tim) of Beasley, TX; David Putnam (Paula) of Terry, MS; and Shelley Burge (Donny) of Hattiesburg; a step-son, Brian Stevenson, of Orlando, FL; nine grandchildren: Jason (Megan) Boulette and Jennifer (Brandon) Way of Austin, TX; Dallas (Meghan) Thomas of San Diego, CA; Lauren (Matt) Krzyzanski of Houston, TX; Justin (Millie) Putnam of Brandon, MS; and Carrie, Lillie, Ellie, and Abbie Burge of Hattiesburg; one sister, Mary Pennington of Myrtle Beach, SC; nine great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 1-3:00 p.m. on Friday, December 29, 2017, at Forrest Funeral Home with a service to follow at 3:00 p.m. in the Chapel. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Alzheimer`s Association, or to Dixie Baptist Church in memory of Mr. Putnam.
Order Flowers
Recently Shared Condolences
Recently Lit Memorial Candles
Recently Shared Stories
Recently Shared Photos