Lee Funeral Home

11840 Highway 90, Little River, SC


John Thomas Puckett

April 23, 1934June 11, 2019

Little River

John Thomas Puckett, 85, died June 11, 2019 at home surrounded by his loving family.

Born on April 23, 1934 in Charlotte, NC, he was the son of the late Walter C. and Emily A. Thomas Puckett.

He was a wonderful husband, father and an avid Panthers fan.

Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Betty “Joyce” Thompson Puckett; daughter, Denise Puckett; sisters, Theresa McLendon, Betty Sippel, Pat Broom, Marcia Erikson; and his faithful cat, Gyzmo. He is predeceased by one daughter, Jonsie Puckett and his cat JoJo.

The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 pm on Saturday, June 15 in Lee Funeral Home Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Humane Society of North Myrtle Beach, P.O. Box 3369, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582.

A guestbook is available at www.leefhandcrematry.com.

Lee Funeral Home & Crematory of Little River/North Myrtle Beach is serving the family.


  • Visitation Saturday, June 15, 2019


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Sandy Sapp

June 14, 2019

Joyce & Denise,

So sorry to hear abut Johnny. We had such good times together with Peggy, Betty, Nancy, and Millie. I have such good memories from Sharonview, the boat rides and just nights sitting around the pool sipping and talking. God Bless, You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Ron Baucom Baucom

June 14, 2019

Worked with John for many years in real estate Ervin, Ralph Squires Homes. Shared many lunches and John always had a new story to tell So sad to hear of his passing.

nancyn mangum

June 14, 2019

My sincere and heartfelt sympathy to Johnny's family. I've known him since we were 15 years old. He always had a smile on his face and always a gentleman. May you R.I.P. dear friend.

Jean Wissinger

June 14, 2019

Joyce, My prayers are with you. I lost Carl last July so I know what you are going thru. Just believe he is in a better place. Miss you at Swinging Saints. Much love and prayers, JeanWissinger