REV. ATHANAS PERRIN
Reverend Athanas “A.J.” Joseph Perrin, Jr., 91, a native of Golden Meadow and a resident of Cut Off, passed away peacefully on July 6, 2019.
Visitation will be held from 6 until 9 p.m. on Tuesday, July 9 at Falgout Funeral Home in Galliano and from 9 a.m. until service time on Wednesday, July 10 at First Baptist Church of Golden Meadow. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. at the church with burial to follow in Cheramie Cemetery.
He is survived by his wife of 74 years, Sally Martin Perrin; children, Christine Charpentier (Dan), James “Jimmy” Perrin (Deborah), David Perrin (Chris), A.J. Perrin III, and Lisa Pierce (Pat); sister, Nancy Martin; brother, Tim Perrin; 12 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his parents, A.J. Perrin, Sr. and Amelia Griffin Perrin; and son, Peter Perrin.
He was retired from Texaco as a roustabout and he was a retired pastor at Valentine Baptist Mission. He was a loving father and will be greatly missed. He was an avid fisherman and loved the outdoors. Besides fishing, he had a HEART to spread the GOSPEL.
In lieu of flowers, please donate in his name to a missionary/charity of your choice.
Special thanks to the staff at Ochsner St. Anne for the excellent care given to him while at the hospital.
Falgout Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements.
Posted on Mon, July 8, 2019
by The Lafourche Gazette