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Gary "Pete" Pernell

October 24, 1938 ~ August 29, 2020 (age 81)

Obituary

Gary “Pete” Pernell, 81, of Wheelersburg, passed away Saturday, August 29, 2020 at Riverbend House in Wheelersburg. He was born October 24, 1938 in Ironton, a son of the late Harry & Goldie Grounds, he was a retired Command Sargent Major in the U.S. Army with 40 years of service, attended Christ Community Church, and was a Mason.

He is survived by one son, Roman (Kandie) Pernell; two step-sons, Bryan Childers, Terry Ockerman; eleven grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren, and one brother, Bill Pernell. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Frances Venturino Pernell on May 24, 2006; one sister, Kay Ackerman, and his grandparents, Ben & Katherine Pernell.

Graveside services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Friday, September 4, 2020 at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Franklin Furnace. Military graveside rites will be conducted by James Dickey Post 23 American Legion.  Arrangements are under the direction of Erwin-Dodson-Allen Funeral Home in Minford. Online condolences may be sent to www.edafh.com.

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Services

Graveside Service
Friday
September 4, 2020

2:00 PM
Sunset Memorial Gardens
8580 Gallia Pike
Franklin Furnace, OH 45629

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