OBITUARY

Don Louie Perry Sr.

December 25, 1935September 22, 2021
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Don L. Perry Sr., age 85, of Vinton, Louisiana passed away on Wednesday, September 22, 2021. Don was born December 25, 1935 in Crowley, LA to Grace Belle Stafford Perry and Ivery Kenneth Perry.

He was a native of Crowley and moved to Vinton in 1965 where he was employed by Livingston Ship Building Co. Don was a member of Welsh Memorial United Methodist Church and was also a member of the Boilermakers Union 587 and later he became a member of Pipefitters Local 106. He enjoyed fishing, horseback riding, gardening, and spending time with his family.

Those left to cherish his memory are his loving and devoted wife of 63 years, Gloria Cavys Perry of Vinton; his children, Albert (Cheryl) Perry of Morristown, PA, Myra Perry of Vinton, Dona (Howard) Cormier of Vinton, Don L. (Becky) Perry, Jr. of Starks; eleven grandchildren, Blake, Meredith, Jordan, Sadie, Colleen, Brandi, Derek, Alice, Chad, Chance, and Amanda; nineteen great-grand children and two great-great grandchildren; four sisters, Linda, Elaine, Harriet, Muriel; and a host of extended family members and friends.

Don is preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Kenneth, Preston, John Henry, Lorraine, and George.

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, October 2, 2021 at 11 a.m. in Welsh Memorial United Methodist Church in Vinton. Pastor Rick Watson will officiate. A gathering of friends and family will begin at 10 am before the service. Cremation was entrusted to Hixson Funeral Home of Vinton. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.hixsonvinton.com for the Perry family.

  • FAMILY

  • Gloria Cavys Perry, Loving & Devoted Wife of 63 Years
  • Albert Perry (Cheryl), Son
  • Myra Perry, Daughter
  • Dona Perry Cormier (Howard), Daughter
  • Don L. "Bubba" Perry Jr. (Becky), Son
  • Blake Perry, Grandson
  • Meridith Perry Bruno (Mike), Granddaughter
  • Jordan Perry (Anastasia), Grandson
  • Sadie Freeman, Granddaughter
  • Colleen Freeman, Granddaughter
  • Brandi Cormier Bujard (Bliss), Granddaughter
  • Derek Cormier (Nicole), Grandson
  • Alice Cormier Soileau (Chris), Granddaughter
  • Chad I. Perry (Sara), Grandson
  • Chance M. Perry, Grandson
  • Amanda Perry Hanks (David), Granddaughter
  • Linda Arceneaux, Sister
  • Elaine Verdin, Sister
  • Harriet Fretwell, Sister
  • Muriel "KeKe" Perry, Sister
  • Kenneth Perry, Brother (deceased)
  • Preston Perry, Brother (deceased)
  • John Henry Perry, Brother (deceased)
  • Lorraine Hoffpauir, Sister (deceased)
  • George Perry, Brother (deceased)
  • Ivery Kenneth Perry, Father (deceased)
  • Grace Belle Stafford Perry, Mother (deceased)
  • Mr. Perry also leaves 19 great grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren and a host of extended family members and friends to cherish his memory.

Services

  • Gathering of Family & Friends

    Saturday, October 2, 2021

  • Memorial Service

    Saturday, October 2, 2021

Memories

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Cynthia Tesko

October 1, 2021

Oh, so many beautiful memories with you all through the years. Such a sweet man that loved his family. He will be missed, but is in heaven. My deepest sympathy goes to all of you.
Cynthia Tidwell Tesko

Bailey Bujard

September 26, 2021

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