TROY - John H. "Paw" Permenter, 73, of Troy, passed away suddenly at 5 a.m. Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at his residence. He was born Aug. 7, 1939, in Rupert, W.Va., to the late Fred and Anna Rose (Hinkle) Permenter. His wife of 48 years, Geraldine "Gerry" (Siegel) Permenter, survives.
He is also survived by his daughter, Karen A. Permenter of Cincinnati; son, John W. Permenter of Troy; brother and sister-in-law, Fred R. and Barbara Permenter of Troy; grandson, Griffin Permenter; and granddaughter, Alexandra Griffin.
John was active with the Troy Strawberry Festival Soccer Invitational, was a member of the Troy Fish & Game Club; and a lifetime member of the NRA. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. John volunteered for a number of years with the Troy High School soccer program. He retired as owner/operator of Dayton Carbide.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, at Baird Funeral Home, Troy, with interment to follow in Riverside Cemetery, Troy. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Troy Strawberry Festival Soccer Invitational, P.O. Box 251, Troy, OH 45373 or the American Diabetes Association, Cincinnati, OH Office, 4555 Lake Forest Drive, Suite 396, Cincinnati, OH 45242.
Friends may express condolences to the family through www.bairdfuneralhome.com.
Baird Funeral Home
555 N. Market St. Troy, OH 45373
Published in Piqua Daily Call on May 1, 2013