NILES, Ohio – Calvin C. Perry, Sr., age 85 of Niles passed away at Shepherd of the Valley of Howland on October 5, 2016.
Calvin was born in Buchanan, West Virginia on September 3, 1931 to Ralph & Laverne (Stein) Perry.
He proudly served his country in the Army during the Korean War.
On March 17, 1951 he was united in marriage to the former Mary H. Pregibon whom preceded him in death in 2004.
He spent 40 years in the construction business retiring from Allied Erecting and Dismantling. He was a member of Union Local 66.
Calvin is survived by his children, Bruce (Becky) Perry of Vienna, Mark Perry of Niles, Eric (Kristy) Perry of Brookfield, Calvin (Amanda) Perry, Jr. of Girard, Diane (Craig) Roberts of Poland, Susan (Gene) DiMaierier of Niles and Karen (Paul) Martin of Jamestown, Pennsylvania; 20 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; his sisters Nora Loudon of Washington state, Beatrice Frederick of Howland and Ruth Cozad of Mentor.
Besides his wife, Calvin was preceded in death by his son Brian “Catfish” Perry and his brothers Robert Perry, Vernon Perry and Ralph Perry, Jr.
There will be no formal services.
Please visit www.lanefuneralhomes.com where you can leave condolences for the family.
A television tribute will air Monday, October 10 at the following approximate times:
6:41 a.m. WYTV and 8:41 a.m. MyYTV and 9:58 a.m. on FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.