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HAL PERRY

Graveside Service: 11:00 a.m., Friday, January 17, 2020

Location: Peninsula Memorial Park

Hallet P. “Hal” Perry, Jr., 76, passed away after a long period of declining health on January 11, 2020. He grew up in the Indian River Park neighborhood of Hampton. He was educated by the Newport News Public School System. He retired from the City of Hampton in the Parks and Recreation Department as a landscaper and equipment operator after 35 years of dedicated service. He was once honored as the “Employee of the Year.”

He was a lifelong member of First Baptist Church of Newport News, serving his Lord and Savior as a Deacon, choir member and a member of the A-Team. He will fondly be remembered as the one who kept the coffee pots filled on Sunday morning. He was a NASCAR fan, especially Bill & Chase Elliott.

Hal was the oldest son of Hallet Parker “Buck” Perry and Thelma Stallings Perry. He is survived by his brother, Ronald “Ron” Perry (Diane) of Newport News; his niece, Delaine P. Kaplan (Alex) of Austin, TX; nephew, Parker A. Perry of Windermere, FL and two grandnephews, Caleb and Abbott.

A Graveside Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, January 17, 2020 at Peninsula Memorial Park by Dr. Randy Shepley and Rev. Dennis Adams. A thank you of appreciation to his many friends, caretakers and staff at the James River Convalescent & Rehab Facility, Jefferson Wing. Memorial donations may be sent to the Building Fund of First Baptist Church, Newport News, 12716 Warwick Blvd, Newport News, VA 23606. Arrangements by Weymouth Funeral Home.

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