Douglas Jerome Perry peacefully passed away at his home with his family Saturday morning Jan. 16, 2016 after a lingering illness. He was born Feb. 19, 1931 in Nebraska but has been a resident of Turlock for over 50 years.
He was a loving husband, father To Doug Perry and Ruth Leanne Perry and grandfather. He is survived by his wife Melody Perry, his son Douglas E. Perry, his 3 grandchildren whom he loved dearly Blake Perry, Levi Perry and Nicole Leanne Perry. He is also survived by his brothers Sam Perry, Alvin Perry, Jim Perry and his sister Margaret.
He was a Korean War Veteran and a truck driver for 18 years. He was a hero and a role model to his grandchildren and they have so many fond memories that will stay with them forever. He will be missed but fondly remembered by all who knew him