American Veteran 08

James Clinton "J.C." Perry

August 19, 1946 ~ March 2, 2020 (age 73)

Obituary Image


James Clinton “J.C.” Perry, 73, of Gold Hill went to be with his heavenly Father on March 2, 2020, surrounded by his loving family.

Born in Baltimore, Maryland on August 19, 1946, he was the son of the late Helen Carolina Galloway Perry and Ambros Clinton Perry.

J.C. proudly served his country in the US Air Force from 1966-1970 and worked as a self-employed mechanic. He found a special group of friends at Richard’s Coffee Shop in Mooresville, NC. “Welcome Home Veterans”

He is survived by his loving wife of 44 years, 0614, Sherry Perry; daughters, Dawn Herring (Dan) and Stacy Heath (Tim); grandsons who he adored, Chandler Herring, Ryan Heath, Chace Herring, Grant Heath, and Conner Heath.

A private service was held on Wednesday, March 11, 2020, at Salisbury National Cemetery with his loving family and closest friends attending and Pastor Robin Albright officiating. Military Honors were conducted by the Lyerly Joint Services Volunteer Honor Guard.

The family would like to give a special thanks to the doctors and nurses at the VA Medical Center, especially Drs. Bryan, Merhoff, Streer, Jenny Salyers, Stacy Parrish, Kristin Miller, and LCI doctors and staff, Drs. Steffans, Heinzerlinger, Bryan Kluttz and Amy Childers and also a special thanks to their “across the road neighbor” Christina Trexler (Jim) and their family.

Memorials may be made to Richard’s Coffee Shop, 165 N. Main St., Mooresville, NC 28115.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of James Clinton "J.C." Perry, please visit our floral store.


Graveside Service With Military Honors
March 11, 2020

2:00 PM
Salisbury National Cemetery (Statesville Blvd, Salisbury, NC)


Richard's Coffee Shop
165 N. Main Street, Mooresville NC 28115

© 2020 Lyerly Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS