James Richard Perry, Jr.

March 12, 1942 ~ July 6, 2023 (age 81) 81 Years Old


Mr. James Richard Perry, Jr. ,81, of Franklin, AL, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, July 6, 2023. Mr. Perry was born on March 12, 1942, in Tuskegee, AL. to the late James R. Perry, Sr. and Margaret Woodall. He attended Tuskegee High School and graduated in 1960. He and Linda married in 1962 and welcomed four children into their family. Richard loved his farm animals, church family, and spending time with his children and grandchildren. His hobbies included hunting , farming, and gardening. Mr. Perry enjoyed watching westerns, listening to fifties music, and going to the beach in Panama City. He was an active member of Calvary Baptist Church where he served the Lord faithfully.

His family was most important to him and he loved and cared for them with all of his heart and soul. 

Those left to cherish his memory are his  children Wendy G. Perry of Phenix City, AL, Beverly Jo (Jody) Bodiford of Franklin, AL, James R. Perry, III of Franklin, AL, and Michael D. (Kerri) Perry of Farmerville, LA; his grandchildren, Tori-Ruth(Caleb) Blackburn of Prattville, AL, Heidi Perry(Lucius) of Tallassee, AL, and Adam Perry of  Franklin AL; his great grandchildren, Waylon and Noah Blackburn of Prattville, AL,  Bo Alexander Ray of Tallassee, AL, and his sisters Peggy Mooneyham of Franklin, AL and Susan( Joe)DeSantis of Guntersville, AL.

He was preceded in death by his wife Linda Gail Perry of 59 years, his brother Bob Perry, and his parents Richard, Sr. and Margaret Perry.

Friends may visit with family on Sunday, July 9, 2023 from 1:00 - 2:00pm at Pleasant Springs Baptist Church in Franklin, AL with funeral following with Pastor Jim Voss and Pastor Ronald Sumner officiating. Interment will follow in the Tuskegee Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be members of the Sons of Confederate Veterans , Tallassee , AL chapter. 

Flowers will be accepted but donations in Mr. Perry’s name may be made to the Tuskegee Cemetery Association, PO Box 830036, Tuskegee, AL 36083.

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July 9, 2023

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Pleasant Springs Baptist Church
3854 Pleasant Springs Drive
Tuskegee, AL 36083

Funeral Service
July 9, 2023

2:00 PM
Pleasant Springs Baptist Church
3854 Pleasant Springs Drive
Tuskegee, AL 36083


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