FULTON, NY – Jack P. Percival, 89, of Fulton, passed away on Friday March 24, 2017, at St. Luke’s Health Center in Oswego.
He was born December 14, 1927, in Fulton, to the late Glenn and Lucille Percival.
After graduating from Fulton High School in 1945, Jack joined the Navy and achieved the rank of Seaman Second Class before his honorable discharge to care for his mother.
On December 24, 1949, he married Harriet Howard, to whom he would be married for 53 years, until her death in 2002.
Jack was employed first with Dilts and then D.K. Manufacturing Corp. in 1955, where he would work until his retirement in 1993.
He was a member of the Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church.
In his spare time, Jack enjoyed camping, square dancing with his wife with the Shirts & Skirts, playing cards, gardening and watching baseball and NASCAR.
In 2013 he moved to Emeritus West Side Manor Assisted Living in Liverpool, where he received excellent care and made many good friends among both staff and fellow residents.
In addition to his wife, Harriet, he was predeceased by his brother, George, and sisters, Doris Clark and Betty Jean Percival.
Jack will be greatly missed by his daughter, Judy (Dennis) Cooper; son, Gary (Deb) Percival; grandchildren, Aaron Conn, Alex Conn, Greg (Elizabeth) Cooper, Gary (Mary Kate) Percival Jr., Amy (Noel) Hunter and Sarah Percival; several great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
His family would like to thank the staff of St. Luke’s Health Services for the loving care that Jack received.
Calling hours will be 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 29, at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or American Cancer Society.
Foster Funeral Home, Inc.