Donald Vern Johncox

May 7, 2024
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Penn Yan- Donald Vern Johncox, age 65, passed away on Tuesday, May 7, 2024.

Friends may call on Thursday, May 16 from 4-6 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A memorial service will be held following calling hours at 6 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Keuka Comfort Care Home, P.O. Box 107, Penn Yan, NY 14527.

Donny was born on August 7, 1958, a son of Jack and Anna Jensen Johncox. He was a graduate of Marcus Whitman Central School. Donny was a go to guy when you need engine repair, especially small engine repair. He enjoyed tractor pulls and 4 wheeling in his younger years. Donny was a tractor building enthusiast, a hobby he shared with his dad, Jack.  He was always trying to help someone in need.

Donny is survived by his wife, Patricia McCombs; children, Johnna (John) Gentner, Gavin McGrath, Catherine (Bill Grant) Woolaver and Brian (Samantha) Woolaver; grandchildren, Phoenix and Brooklyn Christensen, Violet, Jack and Dean Gentner, Lauryn Probst, Bella and Emma Grant and Theo Woolaver; his mother, Anna Johncox; siblings, Debra (Keith) VanGelder, Denise Johncox, Dawn (Wanda) Johncox-Martinez, Doug Johncox and Diana Johncox; as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Donny was predeceased by his father, Jack Johncox; and a daughter Jilisa Christensen.

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Calling Hours

Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home

Thursday, May 16, 2024
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
2583 E. Main St. Gorham
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Memorial Service

Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home

Thursday, May 16, 2024
6:00 PM
2583 E. Main St. Gorham
Get Directions


Nanette Beasley from Canandaigua NY on May. 9, 2024

I'm so sorry for your loss. Praying you find peace and comfort

Edward Soback from Canadice, New York on May. 9, 2024

You were a great friend. Travel easy on your journey. Rest in peace brother, rest in peace.

Carol Fox from Stanley New York on May. 9, 2024

Anne, I am very to hear of your loss. My heart aches for you. I am sending prayers and hugs to you and your family ❤️🙏🙏

Lori Jensen from Lima New York on May. 9, 2024

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. May you find peace in your memories and faith in your prayers.

Mark Ledgerwood from Stanley on May. 11, 2024

My thoughts and prayers are w you the whole family

Arland and Michelle Bradley from Prattsburgh New York on May. 14, 2024

Our thoughts and prayers are with the whole family. Our hearts ache for you. Donny always had that perpetual smile that made the difference in a day.

Marsha Mortimer from Wayland NY on May. 19, 2024

It is with great sadness that Curtis and I just learned about Donny’s passing . We have so many wonderful memories of him while working at Stone Construction. Please know that we are so grateful to have had him in our lives and he will always be remembered.

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