Robert S. Perry was born in Redlands, California and raised in Yucaipa where he met Dorothea, his wife of 63 years. Bob served as Captain in the Army Corps of Engineers during WWII and worked as Production Manager at Perry's Plants Nursery. He was a devoted to his wife and cared for her faithfully until her passing in 2006. He was fiercely independent and lived on his own well into his 90's. Bob is survived by 3 children, 10 grandchildren, and 9 great-grandchildren. He was a beloved father who will be remembered for his love, honesty and spirit. Funeral services will be held 3pm on Saturday.
Published in San Gabriel Valley Tribune on July 23, 2014