Thursday, June 28th, 2012
Clay A. Perry, 91, of St. Marys, died at 11:42 a.m. June 27, 2012, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima.
He was born Aug. 10, 1920, in Auglaize County, to Alfred and Bessie Gilroy Perry. On Feb. 27, 1937, he married Dorothy M. Hanger, who died March 9, 2003.
Surviving are a daughter, Gloria (Steven) Triplett, St. Marys; one brother, Varrel Perry of Florida; seven grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a daughter, Bess Lane, and two siblings, Lois Kaylor and Carl Perry.
He retired from the U.S. Postal Service after serving many years as a star route carrier. A U.S. Navy veteran, he served in the Asiatic Pacific Theatre and was a member of Waynesfield United Methodist Church.
Services are 2 p.m. Sunday at Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys. Burial with military honors will follow at Walnut Hill Cemetery, New Hampshire.
Calling is noon until time of services Sunday at the funeral home.
Contributions may be made to St. Rita's Hospice or the church.
Condolences may be left at millerfuneralhomes.net.