John M. Perry – December 1, 2012

John M. Perry, 86, of Amarillo, died Saturday, December 1, 2012.
Memorial services will be at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday in Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Mr. Perry was born on February 21, 1926 in Mullin, Texas to Maurine and Middleton Perry.  He earned his bachelor’s degree in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Texas.  He was a Methodist.
He married his lifelong love,  Olive Anne Burns on September 7, 1946 in Brownwood, Texas.
He was an avid golfer with a scratch handicap for 30 years.  He was proud to tell friends and family about his 8 hole-in-ones.  His second love was fishing, and making lures.
He is survived by his wife Olive Anne Perry, of the home; a daughter, MegAn Perry; a granddaughter, Liz Baker and husband Matt; a grandson, John Lyon and wife Cassie, all of Amarillo; and four great grandchildren, Aubrey and Bailey Baker and Cooper and Wesson Lyon.
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