In loving memory of

James Rufus Perry, Jr.
June 24, 1931 - September 23, 2020

Mr. James Rufus Perry, Jr., 89, of Mocksville, died Wednesday, September 23, 2020, at his home.
He was born June 24, 1931, in Newark, NJ to the late James Rufus Perry, Sr. and Evella O'Neal Perry. Mr. Perry was a veteran of the U. S. Air Force having served in the Korean Conflict. He was an avid fisherman and gardener. Mr. Perry was also a history and movie buff, and especially enjoyed watching Westerns. He never met a stranger and often invited people into his home and then they were considered family.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death his wife, Nora Rosetta Troxler Perry.
Survivors include children, Byron Perry, James "Skip" Perry, III (Susan), and Kimberly Perry-Barnes (Sylvester); a sister, Juanita Jones (Lawrence); granddaughters, Simone Perry, Chantalle Jackson (Horatio) and Heather Perry; great-granddaughters, Amakai and A'Lilliana Jackson; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be conducted at a later date.


Barbara Barnes wrote on Sep 29, 2020:

"To the family, so sorry for the passing of your loved father, grandfather, great grandfather. May time heal your sorrow, may friends ease your pain and may peace replace heartaches and warmest memories remain"

Barbara Barnes wrote on Sep 29, 2020:

"To Cousin James, There were a million things I wanted to say to you. \"Goodbye\" was not one of them. Two willing hands are stilled. You had some challenges lately but now you\'re resting in God\'s will. You never said goodbye, perhaps it\'s just as well. We never could have said goodbye to one who was loved so well. Remember family, his spirit is in his heavenly home, but he lives within our thoughts, words and our hearts. Sending my love to all he loved."