Junior Perry, age 83 of Loretto, TN passed away Thursday November 22, 2018 at Maury Regional Medical Center surrounded by family after a brief illness.
He was a native of Lawrence Co, a business owner of Perry Enterprises, a member of First Baptist Church Loretto where he served as a Teacher and Deacon, worked for GM Motors in Detroit, worked for the pipeline from Texas to Pennsylvania, Retired from L&N railroad, Sports Referee, Softball and Baseball Coach, and dedicated community worker, he enjoyed traveling, camping, hunting & fishing, but mostly just spending time with family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents: Howard SR. & Beulah Gray Perry; his 1st wife: Sue Hodges Perry; two sons: Ricky Perry and Jim Perry.
He is survived by his wife: Joyce Hunt Wheeler Perry of Loretto, TN; son: John Perry (Kelly) of Birmingham, AL; daughter: Cindy Johnson (Don) of Loretto, TN; step daughter: Vicky Auten (Butch) of Greenhill, AL; sister: Dorothy Richter of Muscle Shoals, AL; seven grandchildren; nine great grandchildren.
Funeral services for Junior Perry were held at Loretto Memorial Chapel on Sunday November 25, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. with Larry Smart and Clayton Wilbanks officiating. Burial followed in Restview Cemetery.