Perry, Raymond "Ray Ray" O'dell
November 9, 1947 - September 17, 2017
Raymond “Ray Ray” O’dell Perry of Oak Point, Texas passed away at home on Sunday, September 17, 2017 at the age of 69, after a long battle with cancer. He was born on November 9, 1947 in Durant, Oklahoma. His parents were William and Eva Perry. He was the third child of seven children. There were 5 boys and 2 girls; Billy, Snooks (Elmer), Ray, Betty and Jean (twins), James and Jerry.
Ray graduated high school from Bonham High School in 1966. He married Vicki Perry on April 19, 1997.
He held many positions in the transportation industry throughout his career. He retired from Stevens Transportation of Mesquite, Texas, where he served as a Driver Manager.
Ray loved to spend time with friends and family doing karaoke. He formed his own business, “Quartermoon Karaoke”, which he ran for several years on weekends providing fun and entertainment through song. Although normally, Ray was a man of few words, he had a great sense of humor.
He was predeceased by his parents, William and Eva Perry and two brothers, Billy and Snooks Perry.
Ray is survived by his wife, Vicki who lives in their home in Oak Point, Texas; his best friend, Jerry G. Johnston and wife, Bonnee Johnston; children, Mike and Dianna Perry of The Colony, Texas, Ricky Perry of Frisco, Texas, and Yondi & Jason Nixson of The Colony, Texas; grandchildren, Brittney Perry of Frisco, Texas, Devin Perry of Denton, Texas, Morgan Perry of Broomfield, Colorado, Randi Perry of Broomfield, Colorado, Dalton Nixson of The Colony, Texas and Emily Perry of The Colony, Texas; great grand children, Trinity Perry and Jordan Perry both of Broomfield, Colorado; siblings, Betty King, Jean Manley, James Perry, and Jerry Perry.
A Memorial Service will be at 2:00 pm on Saturday, September 23, 2017 in the Brooks Family Chapel of the North Dallas Funeral Home, 2710 Valley View Lane, Farmers Branch, Texas 75234. Chaplain Clark Wheeler will be officiating and Rex Henderson will bring the eulogy. (If sending flowers, live plants are preferred.)
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