The Obit For Sonny Perrin

Fredrick "Sonny" Perrin

Published in the Carlsbad Current-Argus on 8/28/2009

Fredrick "Sonny" Perrin, 67, of Las Vegas, Nev., passed away Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2009. He was born Sept. 4, 1941, in Roswell, N.M., and was raised in Carlsbad, N.M., graduating from Carlsbad High School in 1959.

Sonny distinguished himself as a pitcher in baseball from Little League through college, playing on the Carlsbad Cavemen state baseball championship team of 1958. Sonny attended Sul Ross University on a baseball scholarship after graduation from CHS.
Sonny remained a baseball aficionado throughout his life. He will be remembered for his unique humor, his way with words and his "blazing" fastball.

Sonny was preceded in death by his father, Joseph Perrin; brother, Larry Perrin; and granddaughter, Sarah Sardina.

Sonny is survived by his wife of 37 years, Virginia Perrin; mother, Madean Perrin; daughters: Regina, Dayna and Nicole; sons: Doug and David; brother, John Perrin; sister, Jodene Perrin; and 10 grandchildren.