Richard Bruce Perry
1957 - 2020
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Richard Bruce Perry

Newburgh - Richard Bruce Perry, 63, of Newburgh passed away on Monday, November 16, 2020. He was born May 3, 1957 in Des Moines, IA.

He received his Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Accounting from the University of Iowa. Richard was a member of Newburgh United Methodist Church. He worked in a variety of healthcare financial roles in Minnesota, Tennessee and Indiana, most recently at Deaconess Hospital.

He was preceded in death by father, Gordon Perry; mother, Ruth (Kluckhohn) Eckles and step-father, Robert Eckles.

Richard is survived by his daughter, Lynn Perry (Justin Klecha) of South Miami, FL; son, Ray Perry (Jamie) of Vancouver, WA; brother, Randall Perry of Hyannis, MA; nieces and nephews; step-brothers, Stephen Eckles (Edie) of Ft. Collins, CO and David Eckles of Ames, IA; step-sister, Roberta Eckles of Orcas Isle, WA, and step-nieces and nephews.

No public services will be held.

Memorial contributions may be made to the University of Iowa at Condolences may be made online at

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Published in the Des Moines Register from Nov. 19 to Nov. 22, 2020.
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November 22, 2020
Smartest and funniest man I have ever met.
Kristen J Gray
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