Woodrow Marvin Perritt, age 89, died Sunday, August 12, 2012 at his home. He was born June 5, 1923 in Horry County, a son of the late Walter and Maude Pittman Perritt. Mr. Perritt was a retired farmer, merchant, and division chemist for Smith-Douglass Chemicals, a division of Borden, Inc. He was associated with Federal Crop Insurance as a rain and hail adjustor. He served his country in the United States Army during World War II in both Germany and Japan and was a member of the Disabled Veterans of America. Mr. Perritt was a member of Rehoboth United Methodist Church for 80 years where he served as a lay speaker, taught Sunday School for forty-five years, helped organize the perpetual care church cemetery and served in various other capacities. He was also a member of Gideons International. Mr. Perritt was predeceased by five brothers, Lenton, Cyrus, Edwin, John, and Luther Perritt and two sisters, Reba Gerrald and Evelyn Doyle. Survivors include his beloved wife of sixty-eight years, Eloise Alford Perritt; one son, Jerry Lyles and his wife Marcia of Florence, and one grandson; Brandon Lyles and his wife Lyles of Florence, and a large number of nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. on Monday, August 13, at Meares Funeral Home in Mullins. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., August 14th at Rehoboth United Methodist Church in Galivants Ferry with military honors, with the Rev. John Watts and the Rev. Paul Gasque officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family wishes to express appreciation to Amedisys Hospice Care in Pawley’s Island, and especially his Hospice nurse Angela, for their loving and faithful care of Mr. Perritt., In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be made to Gideons International, Aynor Camp, P.O. Box 98, Aynor, S.C. 29511, or to Rehoboth United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, 2804 Methodist Rehoboth Road, Galivants Ferry, SC 29544. An online guest book is available at mearesfh.com. Meares Funeral Home of Mullins is honored to serve the family of Mr. Perritt.