Kenneth Richard Perini, 87, of Cottage Grove passed away at home of natural causes on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017.
He was born Sept. 13, 1929 in Anlauf, Oregon to Bill and Lela (Kelley) Perini.
Kenneth graduated from high school in Drain, Oregon. He served two years in the Army as a radio repairman. He also spent his working years as a logger and operated Periniís Feed & Seed as the store owner.
His hobbies included hunting, fishing, and farming, and he spent his retirement years enjoying time with friends and family. He was a Shriner and a member of both the Masonic and Elks Lodge.
On June 17, 1956 in Cottage Grove, he and Jerrie Culvey were married. They had 60 years of marriage together.
He is survived by his wife, Jerrie Perini, son, Scot (Pam) Perini, daughter, Julie (Keith) Giarrusso, step-sister, Karen McKay (Gary) Wallace of San Antonio, Texas, five grandkids and nine great-grandkids, all of Cottage Grove, two nephews and one niece.
He is preceded in death by his sister, Juanita Hensley, and step-brother, Chuck McKay.
At Kennethís request, no service will be held. A Celebration of Life is to be held later. Cremation is in the care of Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel & Crematorium. Memorial contributions may be made in Kennethís name to Signature Hospice of Eugene, 2620 River Rd., Suite 300, Eugene, OR 97404.
Kenneth Richard Perini Cottage Grove Obituary