DONALD J. “DON” PERRY, 89, of Jasonville, IN passed away at 6:45 A.M. Tuesday, November 10. 2021 in Shakamak Good Samaritan Nursing Center in Jasonville, IN.

He was born December 24, 1931 in Greene County, IN to Wesley Henry Perry and Grace May (Zimmerman) Perry.

Survivors include his wife of 68 years, Elizabeth Perry of Jasonville, IN whom he married on July 28, 1953; children, Jim Perry of Ellettsville, IN, Gail Ann Ray of Port Orange, FL; grandchildren, Matt Ray (Tiffany), Jonathan Ray (Kasey), Kelly Pitts (Kenneth), Mark Perry, Josh Perry; great-grandchildren, Ariana, Aubriella, Jordan, Kloee; sisters, Wanda Duncan of Avon, IN, Jeanne Thomas of Franklin, IN; some nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Mark Lee Perry; brothers, Charles Perry, Clifford Zimmerman; sisters, Betty Wilson, Madeline Marshall, granddaughter, Jaimie (Perry) Spring.

Don worked as a welder for Westinghouse. He was a member of the Jasonville Assembly of God Church, and Cole City American Legion Post # 141 . Don enjoyed working with his hands doing woodworking, as a  locksmith and just tinkering, taking things apart and repairing them and putting them back together.

Arrangements are entrusted to Michael W. Cox, Cox Funeral Home; 218 South Meridian Street; Jasonville, Indiana. Visitation is scheduled from 11 A.M. to 1 P.M. Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at the Funeral Home. Services are immediately following at 1 P.M. with Chaplain Curtis Mitchell officiating.  

Interment will be at Worthington Cemetery in Worthington, IN with Military Graveside Rites.


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