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John H. Perry Jr.

March 15, 1965 ~ April 11, 2021 (age 56)

Obituary

Mr. John H. Perry, Jr., 56, of Columbus, formerly of Youngstown, departed this life on April 11, 2021 with his loving family present.

John, also known as “Bake,” was born March 15, 1965 in Youngstown, OH to the late John H. Perry, Sr. and EyvonnePerry.  John graduated from Youngstown East High School in 1984 where he played football and he boxed for Pearl St. Mission.  Because of his love for kids, he selflessly mentored kids in athletics.  John was known for his infectious smile and loving heart.

John was a hardworking and dedicated entrepreneur.  He and his wife owned a construction company until he became ill.  He was also affiliated with Ardyss Int., Round Table Ent, and BattleCatzEnt.  

John loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren, whom he adored.  He had a passion for cooking.  In his spare time, he enjoyed fishing and watching sports.  John was a member of New Birth Christian Ministries in Columbus.  

Leaving to cherish his memory are his wife and the love of his life, Jeannette Hightower Perry; son, Ryan Powell; daughter, Jocelyn (Alan) Powell; siblings, Rosa Baker (Raymond) Shaw, LaShawnda Perry (Vernon) Spikes, Nikia Perry (Alex) Ford, Jamal Perry all of Youngstown; Karlos Baker of Akron; LaVerneBaker, Montez Baker both of Atlanta, GA; aunt, Puella Jordan of Columbus; grandchildren, Karsen and Kaileb Young, Rylain, Allisyn, and Kailyn Powell all of Columbus; and a host of special nieces, nephews, cousins, family, and friends.

John was preceded in death by his parents; son, Jamal Burley; brothers, Jonathan (PC) Perry, and Anthony (Beek) Floyd; grandfather, John King; grandmother, Iretha Jordan; great grandmother Olive Henderson; aunts, Janice Dodson, Brenda Hicks; and father-in-law, Jerome C. Hightower, MD.

Viewing will be 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon. On Friday, April 23, 2021 at Christ Centered Church..  A private family funeral will follow at 12pm at Christ Centered Church, 3300 Hudson Ave., Youngstown, OH  44511.  Due to the pandemic, all guests are asked to wear a mask and practice social distancing.  For everyone’s health and safety, guests should not linger at the church after viewing.

A Service of Love and Dignity entrusted to the L. E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Home.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
April 23, 2021

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Christ Centered Church
3300 Hudson Ave
Youngstown, OH 44511

Funeral Service
Friday
April 23, 2021

12:00 PM
Christ Centered Church
3300 Hudson Ave
Youngstown, OH 44511

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