83, 1032 Emery St., Galesburg, died at 1:30 PM Tuesday, November 7, 2006 at home.
He was born May 6, 1923 in Pontiac, IL, the son of Herman and Viola Auvall Perrine. He married Doris Irene Harris on October 20, 1945 in LaMoille, IL. She preceded him in death on July 17, 1968. He then married Veneta E. Kimbrough on June 7, 1972 in Forsyth, MO. She preceded him in death on May 30, 1996.
He is survived by 2 sons, David Perrine, Galesburg and Tom Perrine, Des Moines, Iowa, 2 daughters, Sue (and Danny) Griffitts, Galesburg and Mary Goucher, Ninnekah, OK, and 4 grandchildren.
He worked for the former C B & Q Railroad, later Burlington Northern Railroad for 43 years in the track department. He retired in 1983.
He graduated from LaMoille High School. He had lived in Galesburg since 1966. He was a former member of the LaMoille Masonic Lodge. He volunteered for Galesburg Cottage Hospital and Midwest Orthopedic Services. He was a member of the Senior Citizens Bowling League. He was of the Methodist faith.
He served in the United States Army during WWII. He received the Purple Heart.
Graveside services will be 11 AM Saturday in Greenfield Cemetery, LaMoille. Visitation will be 4:30 to 6 PM Friday at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel. Memorials can be made to a charity of the donor’s choice. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.