Jerry Wayne Perry | Obituary


Jerry Wayne Perry, 74, of Winchester, Virginia, passed away peacefully on November 12, 2021.

He was born February 28, 1947 in the Dallas, Texas area, the son of Otho and Geraldine Perry. He was the oldest of 4 siblings and was a loving father and grandfather.

He graduated from Rice University, Texas in 1969. In his early years, he lived in several places across the country including Massachusetts, Virginia, and New Mexico (where his daughter was born). He moved to Winchester, Virginia in 1984 with his then wife Christen McCormack Clark and daughter Kirsten Perry. Jerry and Christen happily welcomed their son, Levi Perry, into the world in 1987. Jerry then married Nancy House Perry and they remained married until 2015. He was close to Nancy’s children and loved spending time with his children. grandchildren.

Jerry had a successful career as an architect and designer with Seaward International in Clear Brook, Virginia for many years. He was also a skilled craftsman and artist. He enjoyed working with wood, stained glass, illustration, photography and creating digital art. He was an avid martial arts enthusiast with a third degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do. Jerry was a friend to everyone he met with his magnetic personality, kind smile, big heart and shining blue eyes.

He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Kirsten Perry and Evan Donovan; son and daughter-in-law, Levi and Doris Perry; grandchildren, William and Oliver Perry (son of Levi and Doris); sister and brother-in-law, Jeanna Perry Chowning and Tommy Chowning; brother and sister-in-law, Michael and Robbie Perry; and Sister Gavriyahala Marsha-Kay Perry Montgomery-Fletcher. He is also survived by his ex-wife, Christen McCormack Clark and her husband Mike Clark; and former wife, Nancy House Perry. Jerry was predeceased by his parents.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research

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