|Perry C. Bateson Jr.|
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|Monday, 11 February 2013 10:29|
Perry C. Bateson, Jr., age 92, of Jerry City, Ohio, passed away peacefully on Monday (February 11, 2013) at the Bridge Hospice Care center in Bowling Green, Ohio, surrounded by his loving family.
He was born on July 2, 1920 in Wayne, Ohio, to the late Perry C. and Zella (Pollard) Bateson, Sr. He married Virginia M. Simmons on February 23, 1946 and she passed away on October 19, 2005.
Surviving are sons, Richard (Vickie) Bateson of Cygnet, James (Erma) Bateson of Bowling Green; daughter, Susan (Tim) Young of North Baltimore; sister, Doris (Louie) Loe of Bowling Green; grandchildren, Patti, James Jr., Jason, Erica, Anne, Dezi, Patrick, Christina; nine great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; brothers, Harold, Delton, Laurel and Gerald.
Perry retired from the Elmwood Schools, where he was a custodian. He served his country proudly during World War II in the Army.
He was a member of Mt. Zion United Brethren Church and was a former Jerry City Councilman. He loved the outdoors especially hunting, trapping, fishing and enjoyed playing his steel guitar.
Friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday (February 13, 2013) at Barndt Funeral Home in Wayne and from 10-11 a.m. Thursday (February 14, 2013) at Mt. Zion United Brethren Church where a Celebration of Life Service will start at 11 a.m. Wednesday with Pastor Mark Ralph officiating. Burial will be in Jerry City Cemetery with Military Honors performed by the Wood County Military Detail.
There will be a bereavement luncheon immediately following back at the church.
Memorial donations may be made to Bridge Home Health and Hospice or to Mt. Zion United Brethren Church.
On-line condolences may be sent to Perry's family at www.barndtfuneralhome.org.
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|Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 February 2013 10:31|
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