Carl J. Perry was born on Feb. 11, 1929, in Friendship to Orville J. and Mildred M. (Toler) Perry. He attended the Warren School for his first five years and then finished his schooling at the Friendship School. He married Rosline Mae Hall on May 31, 1947, in Vernon, Texas. To this union two children were born. He worked many years for Jackson County as a Work Foreman for District One before retiring. He was a member of the Friendship Baptist Church and helped out the Friendship Volunteer Fire Department. He enjoyed restoring old tractors and collecting toy farm machines. He also liked to grow and give away turnips.
He was preceded in deathy by his parents, Orville and Mildred Perry; wife, Rosline Perry, and a sister, Betty Marie Duncan.
Survivors include a son, Donnie C. Perry and wife Charlotte R. of Altus; a daughter, Diana G. Robins and husband Harold R. of Altus; and three grandchildren, Dustin James Robins of Oklahoma City, Carl Ryan Perry of Altus, and Catelyn Ruth Perry of Chickasha; and many friends.
The Perry family will greet friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday evening at Kincannon Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Friendship Volunteer Fire Department in care of Madison Clinton.
Online tributes may be made at kincannonfuneralhome.com