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James Jay Perry

March 10, 1928 ~ November 4, 2021 (age 93)

Obituary

James Jay Perry, 93, of Ashland, died Thursday, November 4, 2021, at UH Samaritan in Ashland. Born March 10, 1928 in Columbus, James was the son of the late Harold and Dorothy (nee Hill) Perry, Sr. James grew up in Wellington and graduated from Wellington High School. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy.

James owned and operated Perry Motors in Wellington with his family. For 50 years, he was an active volunteer of the Wellington Volunteer Fire Department. James found enjoyment in taking care of his yard.

He is survived by his daughter, Donna Cottrell, of Ashland. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Ellen Mae McCoy in 2003 and his second wife, Nancy Walder in 2006; siblings, Harold Perry, Jr., Jack Perry, Jean Ruess, and Elaine McGarry and son-in-law, Jeffrey Cottrell.

Visitation will be held at Norton-Eastman Funeral Home, 370 South Main Street, Wellington on Monday, November 8 from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service with Pastor Bryan Schatzinger officiating. Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery, Wellington. Donations in memory of James can be directed to the Wellington Firefighters Association, 202 Kelly Street, Wellington, Ohio 44090. Condolences and fond memories may be shared at: www.eastmanfuneralhome.com.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
November 8, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Norton-Eastman Funeral Home
370 South Main Street
Wellington, OH 44090

Funeral Service
Monday
November 8, 2021

11:00 AM
Norton-Eastman Funeral Home
370 South Main Street
Wellington, OH 44090
 

Video is available for this event



Interment Following Funeral Service
Monday
November 8, 2021

Greenwood Cemetery Cemetery Road Wellington

Donations

Wellington Firefighters Association
202 Kelly Street, Wellington OH 44090

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