Perry, Fred

Fred Ault Perry, 57

Fred A. Perry was called home on May 6th 2017 at age 57. He is preceded in death by his father Earl Perry Sr., his brother Sayles Perry and mans best friend Harley.

Fred is survived by his loving wife Susan of 32 years, Daughter Erica and her husband Ben Shipley of Anchorage AK. His oldest son Fred Perry JR and his wife Laura Perry of Central City, KY. His youngest son Eric Perry and his wife Katie Perry of Ward, AR. eight Grandchildren, Zoey, Jamie, Nic, Landin, Emma, Kinsley, Hunter and Elisa.

Fred Perry was born and raised in Charleston, WV where he met the love of his life, Susan (Shaffer) Perry. Here, Fred had two children, Erica and Fred Perry JR. Fred and Susan moved to Tampa, FL in 1985 where he became a diesel mechanic at Compressed Air Systems. Fred and Susan had their youngest child Eric Perry in 1988. In 1999 Fred and his family moved to Calvert City, KY where he worked in industrial Sales in the Calvert City area.

Fred's passion was in dirt track racing where he and his two sons raced at local dirt tracks. Fred won multiple races and track championships through his racing career. He was always known and loved as a great race car driver and a even better man who could always put a smile on your face. He'll be loved and missed by many, fly high Flyin' Zero.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the chapel of the Collier Funeral Home, Benton, KY. Rev. Jim Smith will officiate. Interment will follow on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. in the Calvert City Cemetery.

Friends may visit with the family between the hours of 5:00 p.m. until the funeral hour at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at the Collier Funeral Home, 211 West 5th St., Benton, KY 42025.


Published 12:00 AM, Monday May. 08, 2017
Updated 12:51 AM, Monday May. 08, 2017

Collier Funeral Home

Collier Funeral Home
211 West 5th Street
Benton, KY 42025


Phone:(270) 527-3141
Email: info@collierfuneralhome.com
Website: http://www.collierfuneralhome.com/

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