John David Perrin, 82 - Cox's Mill

John David Perrin, 82, of Cox's Mill West Virginia, (Newberne Community) departed this life at 1:39 p.m. Monday, February 8, 2010 at his residence following a short illness.

He was born December 3, 1927 in Berea WV, a son of the late Roscoe I. and Hazel Goff Perrin.

Mr. Perrin was a graduate of Harrisville High School, a farmer, pipeline bulldozer operator, Fur Trader, avid WVU basketball fan, and Navy veteran.

He was united in marriage to Elaine Frymier who survives at their Newberne residence, on June 4, 1949; also surviving are, 1 daughter, Karen Adams and her husband Jim of New Concord, Ohio; 5 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren; 2 sisters, Margaret Sprague of New York and Christine Mossor of Harrisville, WV; numerous nieces, nephews, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.

In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by 1 son, Robert "Cowboy Bob" Perrin; and 1 brother Roscoe Perrin Jr.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Friday, February 12, 2010 at the Ellyson Mortuary Inc. with Rev. Bill Hunt officiating. Burial will follow in the Pine Grove Cemetery Berea, WV.

Friends may call from 12-2 p.m. the day of the funeral. Flowers are appreciated but the family request memorial contributions be made to the Hospice Care, P. O. Box 323, Burnsville WV 26335.

Ellyson Mortuary Inc. is assisting the family of John D. Perrin with arrangements.