Jerry Lee "Pete" Perry, 72, of Siler City passed away on Sunday, February 28, 2021 at UNC Hospice Home, Pittsboro.
Mr. Perry was born in Chatham County on October 11, 1948 the son of W. C. and Hazel Pickard Perry.
Pete was a member of Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church. He loved to play pool and enjoyed rounds of golf. You could often find him outside working in his yard. He retired from Brookwood Farms after 35 years. Pete is preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by his wife of 42 years; Pat Collins Perry of Siler City, son; Joe Perry of Apex, , brothers; Charles M. Perry and wife Sue of Bear Creek, William Earl Perry and wife Nancy of Siler City, and sister; Betty P. Price of Siler City, grandchildren; Matthew Drake and wife Allison, and Emily Drake Cross and husband Ryan, nephews; Clint, Clark, Jackie and Chris Perry, Kenneth Ray and James Carl Price.
Pete will Lie in Repose on Friday, March 5, 2021 from 1:00-5:00 PM at Smith & Buckner Funeral Home, 230 North Second Ave., Siler City. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, March 6, 2021at Mt Vernon United Methodist Church Cemetery, 3631 Mt. Vernon Hickory Mountain Rd., Siler City with Rev. Jason Dickerson officiating.
Memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Association, Western Carolina Chapter, 4600 Park Rd., Suite 250, Charlotte, NC 28209, www.alz.org/northcarolina.
Smith & Buckner is assisting the Perry family.
Online condolences may be made at www.pughfuneralhome.com