- December 19, 1921 - April 11, 2012
- Carmel, Indiana
of Thomas' Passing
- Tom's son, Frederick, suffers from a rare condition caused by Autonomic Neurothapy, which affects the ability of the Autonomic Nervous system to regulate itself. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to:
Texas Association for Dysautonomia Awareness
c/o The FRED PERRY project foundation
6811 Meadowgreen Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46236-8014
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“Mr. Perry was such sunshine to me and all the staff at Bridgewater. We all really cared about him and he will truly be missed. We have people...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Natasha Reynolds - Fishers, IN
“Our deepest sympathy to your family. My family and I lived next door to Tom when he lived in Whitestown. Tom was a great neighbor and friend. If...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Leslie White/Andrews - Lebanon, IN
I always enjoyed talking with your dad. He was an interesting man who was always ready with a smile or laugh, always wanted to be helpful to...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Todd Gilbert
“Mr. Perry,You're our number 1, and always will be. You're deeply missed around here at Bridgewater. It's odd not to see you in the front entrance...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Zisha Francis - IN
“Fred, so sorry to hear of the passing of your father. You and John have taken such good care of him in recent years. My sincerest condolences to...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Gelin Camp - Medina, OH
“I will always remember Tom's kindness from the years when we both lived in Whitestown and attended the Whitestown Baptist church. He was a...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Linda Jenkins - Indianapolis, IN
“I will always have fond memories of Tom as a family
7 of 11 | Posted by: Darrel Fleenor - Indianapolis, IN
“With deepest sympathies.
8 of 11 | Posted by: John Negley - Indianapolis, IN
You looked so "at peace" Wednesday morning, and I realized you are finally "home", where you can, once again, be happy. Please tell Grandma...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Fred Perry - Indianapolis, IN
“As The Artist in Residence for Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Centers I extend my condolences to your family. Please consider having myself create a...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Mark Foster - Indianapolis, IN
“Dear Perry Family,
There are few things more difficult than dealing with the loss of a loved one. We, along with our staff, are honored and...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Centers - IN
Thomas Eugene Perry
90, Indianapolis, formerly of Whitestown and Lebanon, passed away peacefully in his sleep early Wednesday, April 11, 2012.
Thomas was born December 19, 1921 in Indianapolis the son of Thomas Leroy and Mamie (Adams) Perry.
He served honorably in the U.S. Army Air Corps and at the end of WWII was on Attu Kiska, Alaska to help reclaim the island from Japan. After returning home, he followed in his father's footsteps as a motion picture operator at many Indianapolis theaters. Later he became a maintenance engineer at St. Vincent Hospital and was one of the first employees at the new facility on 86th St, where he was responsible for keys to every lock. Retiring from this position, he continued work at Meijer, Carmel and Walmart, Lebanon as a greeter.Tom was a member of Whitestown Masonic Lodge #525 and 32nd degree Scottish Rite, Indianapolis.
Mr. Perry is survived by his daughter, Beverly Kay Johnson-(Richard) Raspenti and son, Frederick Thomas Perry; 3 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a sister, Doris Coffman.
Services will be 11:00A.M. Monday, April 16, 2012 at Flanner and Buchanan-Floral Park, with visitation from 2:00 until 6 P.M. Sunday, April 15, 2012 at the funeral home.
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