Walter Lee Perry

Walter Lee Perry

Walter Lee Perry
January 19, 1943 – March 4, 2023

RALEIGH – Walter Lee Perry, 80, passed away on Saturday, March 4, 2023.  He was born in Franklin County to the late Edgar Perry and Lucille Harris Perry.  He worked as a truck driver.  He devoted his life to his family and will be fondly remembered as a devoted father, grandfather, and brother.  In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by the mother of his children, Annie Francis Chalk, and granddaughter, Laura Ann Harris.

He is survived by his children, Wanda Gail Perry, Penny Annette Perry and Lisa Harris Smith (Julius); brothers, Donnie Perry (Lynda), Richard Perry and Phil Perry (Debbie); grandchildren, Anthony Harris (Crystal) and Jennifer Perry; great-grandchildren, Mary, Damian, Landon, Dessary, Hannah, Elsie Edwards, Dalton Edwards, Jessy Harris and Katelynn Harris; great-great-grandchildren, Gage and Ava; his soulmate, Martha Richardson-Perry and stepson, Shane Jordan.

Funeral Service 12pm, Friday, March 10, 2023, in the Chapel of Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, 211 W. Third Street, Wendell, NC., with visitation from 11am-11:45am, prior to the service.  Burial will follow in the Perry Family Cemetery, and the family will receive friends at the home following the committal.  Arrangments entrusted to Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, 211 W. Third St., Wendell, NC.


  • Terrie Springer Posted March 7, 2023 9:11 pm

    Sorry for your loss. .Your family is in our prayers

  • Mike & Donna Crouse Posted March 8, 2023 9:39 am

    We are so sorry to hear of Walt’s passing. He was an inspiration to so many people. We are praying for his family and friends.

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