Everett Benny Perry, 97, of Midkiff, WV, departed this life on May 30, 2021 at St. Mary's Medical Center, Huntington, WV.
He was born April 10, 1924 in Warfield, KY, the son of the late Nathan Perry and Mary Jane Jordan Perry.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Nellie Perry, three sons, Jimmy Perry, Harold Marcum and Charles Perry, one granddaughter, Missy Farmer, one daughter-in-law, Helen Perry, nine siblings and his father and mother-in-law, Jim & Bertha Muncey.
Benny was a World War II Veteran and was awarded the ASIATIC-Pacific Theater Ribbon with 1 Bronze star, the Good Conduct Ribbon, and World War II Victory Medal. He loved traveling, playing music, going to church, spending time with family and friends, but most of all he loved reading his bible.
Those left to cherish his memory include three daughters, Brenda (Ron) Robertson, Linda Hyatt and Mary Perry; three sons, Glenn Perry, Roger (Angela) Perry, and Tommy (Nina) Proffitt; twenty two grandchildren; a host of great and great-great grandchildren; and his church family at East Fork Freewill Baptist Church and Good Hope Freewill Baptist Church.
Services will be held at 2:00pm, Thursday, June 3, 2021 at the East Fork Freewill Baptist Church, Ranger, WV with Ernie Vance and Donnie Lovejoy officiating.
Visitation will be on Thursday, June 3, 2021 from 1:00pm until 2:00pm at the church.
Pallbearers will be Ernie Vance, Frankie Frye, Benny Dean, Donald Lovejoy.
Visitation in Ohio will be held on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 from 12:00pm until 1:00pm at the Bethel Freewill Baptist Church, 3354 Fulton Road, Cleveland, OH, with the funeral and burial following. Burial will be at the West Park Cemetery, Cleveland, OH.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to Mary Perry P.O. Box 363, Midkiff, WV 25540.
Freeman Funeral Home, Chapmanville, WV is in charge of the arrangements.
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