Capt. William J. Perry (USN J.A.G., Ret)|
Bill Perry, 88, of 103 Baldwin Place, husband of Bette Hiott Perry, passed away Monday, August 11, 2014 at Haven Village at Chanticleer.
Born February 17, 1926 in Taylorsville, GA, he was the son of the late M. A. and Mineola Allen Perry. Mr. Perry graduated from Rockmart High School, Berea College and Emory University School of Law. He was a retired Captain in the US Navy serving in the J.A.G. Corps. Mr. Perry was a member of Easley First Baptist Church, Easley Lions Club, volunteered for United Christian Ministries and Meals on Wheels.
In addition to his wife of sixty-seven years, he is survived by his daughters, Victoria Perry, of Louisville, KY, Mary Jane Hodges (Keith) of Brunswick, GA, Susan Perry Whitlock (Bill) of Easley, Martha Estes of Tampa, FL, and Julie Perry Landers (Dan) of Lexington, SC; eleven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Mr. Perry was predeceased by a sister, Jane Perry.
A service of celebration will be at 1:30 PM Saturday, August 16, 2014 at Easley First Baptist Church. The Committal Service, with full military honors, will follow in the Veterans Garden of Honor at Robinson Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM until 7:30 PM Friday at Robinson Funeral Home-Powdersville Road.
Memorials may be made to United Christian Ministries, PO Box 1774, Easley, SC 29641 or "For Generations to Come" Building Fund, First Baptist Church, 300 E. First Avenue, Easley, SC 29640.
The family is at the home.
Condolences may be expressed online at www.robinsonfuneralhomes.com or in person at Robinson Funeral Home-Powdersville Road, which is assisting the family.
Published in The Greenville News on Aug. 13, 2014