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Obituaries: James "Don" Perkins


James "Don" Perkins James_Perkins_Photo.jpg
Bethesda, Ohio
James "Don" Perkins, 89, of Bethesda, Ohio, died Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at Emerald Pointe Nursing and Rehab. He was born September 9, 1924 in Bethesda, Ohio, son of the late Paul R. Perkins and Mildred P. Powell Perkins.

James was a member of the United Methodist Church of Bethesda and the owner/operator of Perkins Construction Company. He was a World War II Veteran, who served in the Army Air Corps and was a captain in the Air Force Reserve, showing his great patriotism. He served on the town council, was a volunteer fireman, and served as the mayor of Bethesda. He was past commander of the American Legion Epworth Post 90, a lifetime member of the Hazen Lodge, and a member of The Aladdin Shrine in Wheeling.

James is survived by his daughters, Pamela Perkins Davis of Bethesda, Ohio and Barbara Perkins (Stanley) Jackson of Hurricane, West Virginia; grandchildren, Jeffrey R. (Michelle) Davis, Jamie L. (Scott) Reed, Amy (Mitch) Bentley, Holly (Darrin) VanScoy; and nine great-grandchildren.

A Masonic service will be conducted, Thursday, at 7:30 pm at the funeral home.

Military honors will be conducted, Friday, at 12:45 pm at the funeral home.

The family would especially like to thank Jimmy Powell.
Family and friends may visit, Thursday 4-8 pm, Kelly Kemp Braido & Patron Funeral Home, 322 N. Main Street, Bethesda, Ohio.
The service for James will be conducted, Friday 1 pm at the funeral home.
Ebenezer Cemetery
Kelly-Kemp-Braido-Patron Funeral Home

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