Richard F Perry
Richard F. "Dick" Perry, age 83, was born October 21, 1933 and died October 6, 2017. He proudly served our country as a U.S. Marine during the Korean War. After the Korea War armistice, he was assigned to the First Marine Division’s First Provisional Demilitarized Police Company. The company patrolled the Southern sector of the demilitarized zone and ensured imposed armistice regulations were enforced. Richard had a career in finance and banking with many of those years at Florida National Bank and First Union. He is survived by his wife of over 61 years, Faye Perry; his daughter Lynette (Terry) Mattison; son Brent (Charlotte) Perry; sisters Anne Brown, Jeanie Welch, Patsy Hines and Susan Nickles; brothers Gordon Miller, Howard Miller and Jimmy Perry; three grandchildren Tim Mattison (Cassandra), Alaina Mattison, and Megan Pearce (Matt) and four great granddaughters, Paitlynn and Preslie Pearce and Elise and Caroline Mattison. Richard was interred at Jacksonville National Cemetery with military honors.