Mr. Ray E. Perry

Mr. Ray E. Perry, age 87, of Paris, Tennessee passed away on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at the Paris Healthcare Rehab. His graveside service will be held Tuesday, 10:00 A.M. at Maplewood Cemetery with burial to follow. Bro. Charles Cate of Springville Church of Christ will officiate. Visitation will be held at McEvoy Funeral Home from 5:00 until 7:00 P.M. Monday and after 9:00 A.M. Tuesday until 9:45 A.M. prior to leaving for the graveside service. Named as pallberes are: J-Michael French and James Foutch.

Mr. Perry was born June 21, 1930 in Henry County, Tennessee to the late Raymond E. Perry, Sr. and raised by his step-father Claude A. McBride and his mother Lorene Owen McBride, both preceded. He is also preceded by a son-in-law: Ted Francisco, a grandchild: Justin David Perry and his sister: Dorothy P. McClung.

Mr. Perry is survived by his wife: Nancy Windsor Perry of Paris, Tennessee who he married on November 23, 1967. He is also survived by his daughter: Gay Francisco of Springville, Tennessee and his son: David R. (Cassandra) Perry of Paris, Tennessee. Grandchildren: Jenna Francisco Ozier, Laura Francisco (J-Michael) French, and Christy Perry (Bill) Anderson. Great-grandchildren: Keeleigh Foutch, Jocelynn Ozier, Jewel Ozier, Lauren Anderson, Lindsey Anderson and Tripp Anderson.

Ray was a longtime member of Springville Church of Christ. He was formerly employed at Emerson Electric and Celotex Corp.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.