Preston Davis Perry

Preston Davis Perry

Preston Davis Perry
November 06, 1945 – January 15, 2023

Wendell– Preston Davis Perry, at the age of 77, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 15, 2023. He was born in Wake County, NC, to the late Edward Davis Perry and Martha Lucille Gay. He honorably served his country in the United States Marine Corp. He enjoyed spending some of his free time on the greens golfing and riding motorcycles. He was also an excellent ball player. Preston was preceded in death by his mother and father.

He is survived by his 4 brothers; Larry Perry of Zebulon, Wayne Perry (Carolyn) of Zebulon, Ronnie Perry (Pat) of Zebulon and Lynn Perry of Durham, a nephew, Alan Perry (Mary), and 3 nieces; Allison Fuller (William Ray), Andi Barton (Charlie) and Susan Fergus (Bill) and numerous extended family members.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Arrangements are with Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, 211 W Third St., Wendell, NC, 27591.


  • BRUCE JOHNSON Posted January 16, 2023 3:47 pm


  • Mary Spivey Posted January 16, 2023 9:28 pm

    I always thought a lot of Preston. I was Sue’s best friend. We had a fun Halloween party at their house many, many years ago. We always had a fun time when he was around. Sue also pased away on January 7, 2023. Prayers for his brothers and other family.

  • Diana Basilio Posted January 20, 2023 11:20 am

    Mr. Preston was my neighbor he was always such a sweet and friendly person. I am so sadden to hear about his passing. He would come at times to eat at MCleans ole time Cafe where I worked at for a couple of years. I wont ever forget the last piece of advise he gave me. I send my deepest condolences to all his family he will surely be missed.

  • Kent Schroeder Posted January 26, 2023 8:50 pm

    I worked with Preston for years. I thought a lot of him, he will be missed.

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