William W. Perry, Jr., 70, of 30 Birch St., Kane, died Wednesday morning, Dec. 28, 2011 at the Golden Living Center in Oil City.
Born July 16, 1941 in Kane, he was the son of William W. and Betty Powell Perry. On Feb. 14, 1970 in Kane, he married Christine A. Nevel, who died April 15, 1999.
Bill graduated from Kane Area High School in 1959 and later served in the National GuardÂ until 1975.Â He was a sales representative for Stackpole Corp. in Kane and St. Marys for over 35 years.Â
He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Kane, where he served on various committees, was an usher and belonged to the Methodist Men.Â He also was a former member of the BPO Elks #329 in Kane, the Kane Fire Department, and served on the School Board and Borough Council, both in Kane.
Surviving are a daughter, Amanda Perry of Oil City; a brother, Geoffrey Perry, Sr. of Kane; his grandson Brayden William Evans,Â and his former wife, Patricia Lindquist,Â plus several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death, in addition to his wife, by his parents.
Friends may call at the Ronald McDonald II Funeral Home, Inc. on Saturday from 10 a.m. until noon, at which time a service will be held there with the rev. William LaVelle, pastor of the First United Methodist Church in Kane and the rev. W. Craig Smith, pastor of the Mt. Jewett / Hazel Hurst United Methodist Churches, co-officiating.Â Interment will be in Nebo Cemetery in Mt. JewettÂ following cremation.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church, 112 Greeves St., Kane, PA 16735.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.ronaldmcdonaldfuneralhome.com.