Date Created: 07/09/2016
Last Updated: 05/31/2017

In loving memory of Richard Perry
7/6/1941 - 6/17/2016

Location: Lafayette, Oregon

Visits: 4,165

Richard Thomas Perry passed away Friday, June 17th, 2016 at the age of 74 in Portland, Oregon. He was born on July 6th, 1941 in Zanesville, Ohio to Robert Perry and Lila Walters Perry Schall.

Richard attended Philo High School in Zanesville and then served in the United States Navy where he was stationed in Germany and Turkey. Following his military service, Richard graduated Magna Cum Laude from Portland State University and earned his Juris Doctor from Lewis & Clark Law School.

Richard married Joan (Kern) Perry on October 7th, 1984 in a ceremony overlooking Wahkeena Falls in the Columbia River Gorge. He worked as an attorney and enjoyed many weekends at the Oregon Coast with his family. He was an avid golfer, a private pilot, and a great storyteller.

Richard is fondly remembered by his wife of 32 years, Joan; Son, Dylan Perry; Daughters, Morgan Perry and Angela Niedermeyer; sisters, Kristina Kananen and Jacquie Kunkle; and four grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his mother and father, his sister Juanita McGrail, and two sisters, Janey and June, who died in childhood.

Services were held at Willamette National Cemetery on Thursday, June 23rd, 2016.



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By: Joan Perry Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Richard, I hope you are joyful, free, and at peace, wherever you are. You were and will always be my best friend. I miss you everyday. Thank you for accompaning me in this life. Love forever-Joan View Entire Tribute
By: Joan Perry Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Wherever you are Richard, I hope you are joyful, free, and at peace. You were and always will be my best friend. Thank you for accompaning me through a big part of my life. I miss you every day. I will love you... View Entire Tribute


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By: Regina and Beverly Atkinson Saturday, February 24, 2018
Can the dead really live again? "There is going to be a resurrection"-Act 24:15, God is eager to do it again. Jehovah hates death; he view it as an enemy. [1 Corinthians 15:26] He has a longing to conquer that enemy, to... View Entire Condolence
By: Never Gone Saturday, July 09, 2016
Dear Morgan, We are so sorry about the loss of your loved one. We will be here to do everything we can to help you remember the life of your lost loved one. We hope that our site will allow you deal with the loss in... View Entire Condolence

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