5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday, September 27, 2023
Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home
221 Broad Street
Sumter, South Carolina, United States
Obituary of Jonathan "Joe" Goforth Perry
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Jonathan “Joe” Goforth Perry, 61, husband of Catherine “Cathy” Melanson Perry, died Sunday, September 24, 2023, at MUSC Hospital in Charleston. Born in Moncks Corner, SC, he was a son of the late William James Perry, Sr. and Gladys Ferguson Perry. Mr. Perry was a member of Church of the Holy Comforter, was formerly employed by and a volunteer with the Boy Scouts of America. He was also employed by Central Midlands Council of Governments and was a U. S. Navy veteran. Surviving are his wife of Sumter; a daughter, Anna Perry of South Korea; a son, Michael Perry of WVA; two brothers, Abraham Perry (Doshia) and William James Perry, Jr.; three sisters, Martha Dixon (Richard), Delores Perry and Mary Glover. Memorial Services will be held at 11 A.M. Thursday at Church of the Holy Comforter with The Rev. John Sosnowski officiating. The family will receive friends from 5 P.M. to 7 P.M. Wednesday at the Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.sumterfunerals.com Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home & Crematory, 221 Broad Street, Sumter, is in charge of the arrangements (803) 775-9386.