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OBITUARIES August 19, 2017

4/19/2017 12:20:00 PM
Robert Lee Perry, Sr., 77, Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home
Robert Lee Perry, Sr.
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Robert Lee Perry, Sr.

Robert Lee Perry, Sr. was at Berry 42 years

Robert Lee "Bob" Perry Sr., 77, of North Vernon died at 1:25 p.m. Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at his residence.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, April 21, 2017, at the Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Services. Family and friends may call at the funeral home Thursday, April 20, 2017, from 4 until 8 p.m. and one hour prior to the services Friday, April 21, 2017. Burial will be at Vernon Cemetery.

Mr. Perry worked as a driver and crusher for Berry Materials in North Vernon for 42 years before retiring in 1998. He was a member of Grayford Road Church of God. Mr. Perry enjoyed working in the garden, playing with his grandkids, working on trucks and tractors, and Boston Terriers.

Born July 13, 1939 in Indianapolis, Mr. Perry was the son of Kenneth William and Cleo Gibson Perry. He married Marie Ritchie April 1, 1959 in North Vernon and she survives.

In addition to his wife, survivors include sons, Robert Lee Perry Jr., and John (Sara) Perry, both of North Vernon; daughters, Norma (Robin) Sturdivant and Bobbie Jo (Ron) Marion, both of North Vernon; brother, Rex (Rachel) Perry of North Vernon; sisters, Marsha Robbins, Donna Nickell, and Brenda (Roger) Hess, all of North Vernon; thirteen grandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren.

Mr. Perry was preceded in death by parents; brothers, Buck, Jerry, and Kenneth Perry Jr.; and sisters, Wilma Carpenter and Irene Ballard.

Memorials through funeral home to Our Hos-pice of Jennings County.

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