JEFFERSON, N.H. — There are no visiting hours or funeral services for Edgar R. “Bud” Perry, 83, who died Sept. 29 at the St. Vincent DePaul Nursing Home in Berlin per his request.
Mr. Perry was born in Jefferson on Oct. 11, 1929, the son of Edgar R. and Margaret (Brown) Perry.
In his early years Bud was a caretaker at the Waumbek Hotel in Jefferson. Most of his life he worked as a parts manager. Initially he was employed at Beecher Equipment in Lancaster. In 1988 he moved with his family to White River Junction and for 20 years was employed at Kelton Motors. Returning to Jefferson he then worked as parts manager at the Gilman Paper Company in Gilman.
In the 60s Bud was a Scout Master in Lancaster and he was a 65-year member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Bud had a rare blood type and has donated gallons of his blood through the years. He also donated his platelets to help cancer patients.
Surviving family members include his wife of 64 years, Doris (Cote) Perry of Jefferson; his children and their spouses, Kim Perry and Margaret of Jefferson, Robin Perry of Keene, Tamie Gurrin of Littleton, Cheryl French and Kevin of Quechee, Theo Parker and Dan of Greenville, N.C.; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a brother Jim Perry and his wife Barbara of Lebanon.
He was predeceased by three sisters; and one grandchild Edgar Eddie Perry.
Bud will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Bailey Funeral Home in Lancaster, N.H.
Please go to www.baileyfh.net for more information or to send an online condolence.
This obituary first appeared in the October 3, 2013 print edition of the Vermont Standard.
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