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Johnny Dale Perry

December 1, 1940 - December 31, 2010
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Mr. Johnny Dale Perry, known as Dale, 70, of 148 Meadow Oak Drive, Statesville, died December 31, 2010, at the Gordon Hospice House. He was born December 1, 1940, in Watauga County, and was a son of the late Wiley B. and Alpha Laura Farthing Perry. He was a graduate of Hillsborough High School and Alamance Community College and took agricultural courses at Catawba Community College and N.C. State University. Dale began his career working on the family farm and then was a manager at FCX, then worked for W R Grace & Co., later at Star Milling, and finally for Cardinal Chemicals Inc. of Greensboro. On December 19, 1959, he married the...
Mr. Johnny Dale Perry, known as Dale, 70, of 148 Meadow Oak Drive, Statesville, died December 31, 2010, at the Gordon Hospice House.
He was born December 1, 1940, in Watauga County, and was a son of the late Wiley B. and Alpha Laura Farthing Perry. He was a graduate of Hillsborough High School and Alamance Community College and took agricultural courses at Catawba Community College and N.C. State University. Dale began his career working on the family farm and then was a manager at FCX, then worked for W R Grace & Co., later at Star Milling, and finally for Cardinal Chemicals Inc. of Greensboro.
On December 19, 1959, he married the former Rebecca Royster who survives. Also surviving are two sons, David Bryan Perry and his wife, Kimberly of Statesville and Bruce Wayne Perry and his wife, Stacey of Lewisville. Additional survivors include two brothers, Joe Perry and Boyce Perry both of Mebane and a sister, Kay Marin of Chapel Hill and Florida. Also 5 grandchildren and 4 step grandchildren survive.
Private family commital services will be held at 3:00 P.M. Sunday at Beulah Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. A public Celebration Of Life Service will be held on next Saturday, January 8, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. at Beulah Baptist Church with Rev. Allen Roberts, Rev. Tom Corbell and Rev. Ray Kiser officiating. The family will receive friends following that service at the church.
Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.bunchjohnsonfuneralhome.com.
Memorials may be given in lieu of flowers to Hospice & Palliative Care Of Iredell County, Inc., 2347 Simonton Road, Statesville, NC 28625; or to Beulah Baptist Church, 1851 Old Mountain Road, Statesville, NC 28677.
Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements

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