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James Perry

James Gordon "Possum" Perry

Sunday, January 9th, 1966 - Friday, February 21st, 2020
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Obituary

James Gordon “Possum” Perry, 54 of Verdunville, WV went to be with the Lord on Friday, February 21, 2020. James was born January 9, 1966 at Man, WV to the late Virginia Kathleen Lambert and the late Robert Perry.

James, better known as “Possum” was preceded in death by his parents. James was employed at Refab Machinary at Melville, WV and also at Fountain Place Mall Car Wash. Prior to that he had been a long-time employee of Napier’s Exxon on Holden Road. Possum also loved music, especially bluegrass, and could often be found at Pickin’ In the Park. He loved movies and bought all the new releases as soon as they came out. He was a simple man who loved the simple things in life. “Awesie Possie” as his license plate said will be greatly missed. He was loved more than he realized.

Possum was loved by many, especially his siblings, Dorsey L. Lambert of Shamrock, WV, Robert Allen Perry of Whitman, WV, Ada Mae Lawrence, and Matilda Alice Perry both of Stollings, WV. Possum was an Uncle to a host of nieces and nephews, Valerie Frye of Chapmanville, WV, Hollie (Brian) Johnson of Shamrock, WV, Brandon Cline of Greenville, SC, Elizabeth (Jacob) Warner of Waldorf, MD, Johnathan Workman of Belton, SC, and Dakota Jones of Stollings, WV. He also became a great-uncle in recent years to Bryson Johnson of Shamrock, WV, NovaLee Cline of Belton, SC, and Lily Grace Frye of Chapmanville, WV.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, February 29, 2020 at Akers-James Funeral Home with Rev. Shane Dennison officiating. Honoring his wishes his remains are to be cremated following the services. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be left at www.jamesfh.com

Akers-James Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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  • Visitation

    Saturday, February 29th, 2020 | 11:00am - 1:00pm
    When
    Saturday, February 29th, 2020 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Location
    Akers-James Funeral Home
    Address
    400 Main Ave.
    Logan, West Virginia 25601
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  • Service

    Saturday, February 29th, 2020 | 1:00pm
    When
    Saturday, February 29th, 2020 1:00pm
    Location
    Akers-James Funeral Home
    Address
    400 Main Ave.
    Logan, West Virginia 25601
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Rev. Shane Dennison

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Theresa Adkins

Posted at 05:18pm
He and I worked together at Super America at Cora back in the 80,s, and friends on social web sites. Possum was such a good person, he will forever be missed.
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Stef

Posted at 06:16pm
Thanks for the encouragement and the smiles.
JC

Joy Casey

Posted at 12:43pm
Thanks for all the encouragement you have always shown. Thanks for the laughs. Thanks for being a friend. Heaven has gained a great person.

Teresa Sheppard

Posted at 08:28pm
Miss talking with you already,, what a kind and loving person you were....
Love you my friend...forever in our hearts Bobby and Teresa Sheppard
DG

Danette Gore

Posted at 05:02pm
we are so sorry for your loss
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