2018-08-29 / Obituaries

William Jesse Perry, Jr.

William Jesse Perry, Jr., 88, passed peacefully surrounded by family on August 7th at his home on Tybee Island. He was born in Girard, GA and lived most of his life in Savannah. He honorably served in the Air Force before attending Armstrong State College. After 37 years as a sales manager for Sears, Bill, (aka W.J.) retired, continuing his career via his passion, carpentry. He was a faithful member of his church, Chapel by The Sea, and loved the Lord deeply. He is preceded in death by his parents William J. Perry Sr. and Mamie Verdelle Perry, sister, Mary Jane Ellison, and first wife, Audrey Perry.

Surviving are his wife, Sondra Perry; daughters and sonin law, Steve & Julie Redlinger; Jill Senterfitt, Tanya Evans; Wendy Mills, son and daughter-in-law; William & Tiffany Perry; brothers Bill (Ann) Perry, Jack (Peggy) Perry and Carl (Kathy) Perry; sisters Louise Pirkle, Virginia Rahn, Lois Waller, Inez Parkerson, Linda (Robert) Hickman; ten grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held on Friday, August 10,2018 at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Islands Chapel.

Interment was in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.

Pallbearers were Bryan Lewis, Dustin Bunker, Steve Redlinger and Louie Evans.

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