Mr. Wiley Bee Perry, Jr.

Published 6:13pm Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Funeral service for Mr. Wiley Bee Perry, Jr., 80, of Alexander City, will be Friday, July 19, 2013 at 2:00 pm at the Chapel of Radney Funeral Home.  Rev. John Hill will officiate.  Burial will follow in the Flint Hill UMC Cemetery.  The family will receive friends on Friday, July 19, 2013 from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm at Radney Funeral Home.
Mr. Perry passed away on Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at Chapman Healthcare Center.  He was born on May 11, 1933 in Rome, Georgia to Wiley Bee Perry, Sr. and Etta Mae Simpson Cooper Perry.  He was a member of Flint Hill United Methodist Church.  Mr. Perry was an extremely bright and talented man who worked most of his life as a photographer and as photo journalist.  He enjoyed playing the drums and spent time radio announcing, magazine publishing, and motorcycling as an evangelist for the Christian Motorcycle Fellowship, Int.
He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Mary Wood Perry of Alexander City; sons, Wiley Bee Perry, III (Sara) of Staunton, VA, Blake Eric Perry of Tecate, Mexico, Brian Dennie Perry (Moriah) of Somerset, KY, and Christopher Kent Perry (Elise) of Lexington, KY; grandchildren, Joel Aaron Perry, James Dalton Perry, Mercedes Marlinda Perry, Lucero Erika Perry, Alana Brianne Perry, and Ross Alexander Perry; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Gina Lynn Perry; son, Mitchell Anthony Perry; sisters, Rachel Beasley Shiflett, Rebecca Domit, and Ruth Lee; and two half brothers.
The family will accept flowers but would prefer donations be made to Flint Hill UMC, 2858 Flint Hill Road, Alexander City, AL 35010.
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Radney Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.