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Roy E. Perry

September 21, 1932 — October 16, 2023

Lake, OH



Roy E. Perry, age 91, of Mentor on the Lake, passed away Monday, October 16, 2023, at the Lantern of Madison. He was born September 21, 1932, in Fort Blackmore, VA the son of Carl and Maude (Summey) Perry.


A proud Veteran of the US Army, Roy served during the Korean conflict. He worked as a Machinist from Addressograph Multigraph after 25 years.

Roy then retired as a custodian for the Mentor School System.


He is survived by his wife, Marguerite (Pelow-Cork) Perry; children, Roger and Windel Roy Perry, Sandra (Andy) Kiss, Jackie Smith and Chris (Michelle) Cork; grandchildren, Stacie (Bob) Saban, Daniel Perry, Shannon Perry (Nikki Vencelov), Robin Jackson, Frank (Allison) and Matt Szypta, Mandy (Josh) McDaniel, Jolene (Ken) Roberts, Trisha (Zach) Broyles; great grandchildren, Cali, Andre, Miley, Maddy Jackson, Bryson Saban, Dakota, Deven, Dylan and Neveah  McDaniel; Taylor and Bailey Roberts, Chase and Emmelyn Broyles, Jennifer, Katarina and Zack Cork, great-great grandson, Luke O’Brien; siblings, Lester, Scottie, Nina, and James Perry.

He was preceded in death by his parents; first wife Joann; brothers, Billie, and John; daughters in law, Sandra, and Jody.


The family will receive friends from 5-8p.m., Saturday, October 21, 2023, at the Gate City Funeral Home. Graveside services will be conducted at 1:00p.m., Sunday, October 22, 2023, at Holston View Cemetery, Weber City, VA.


An online guest register is available for the Perry family at


Gate City Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Roy E. Perry.

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Saturday, October 21, 2023

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Sunday, October 22, 2023

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