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Wednesday, October 23, 2019

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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.