Ted Wayne Perry, Sr.

July 7, 1944 - January 31, 2018
Ted Wayne Perry, Sr.

Ted Wayne Perry, Sr. age 73 of Castle Hayne passed away on Wednesday January 31, 2018.

He was born in Norfolk, VA on July 7, 1944 to the late James Zakie Perry and Grace Bell Byrd Perry. He was preceded in death by a brother James “Pete” Perry.

Ted was a faithful member of Anchor Baptist Church in Porters Neck. He was a proud Navy veteran and was retired from the NC Dept. of Corrections after 26 years as a Registered Nurse. Ted enjoyed fishing, woodworking, and Bar-B-Ques with family and friends.

Ted is survived by his wife, Judy Cannady Perry; daughter Malissa Perry Sweeney; son Ted Wayne Perry, Jr. (Tonya); three grandchildren Willow Grace Perry, Elias Matthew Perry, and Christina Sweeney Hillesheim; two brothers Bob Perry of TN and Larry Reuter of FL; sister Terri Arsani of VA.

A Celebration of Life ceremony will be held 1 pm Sunday February 4, 2018 at Anchor Baptist Church 300 Futch Creek Rd. Wilmington, NC 28411

In lieu of flowers memorial gifts to the Lower Cape Fear Hospice Foundation, 1414 Physicians Dr., Wilmington or online by visiting www.tmcfunding.com.

Ted’s family would like to acknowledge the family of Haley Moore who passed away in 2007 for the special gift of life by donating her lungs to help Ted live another 10 years.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation 1535 S. 41st St Wilmington, NC 28403  910-791-9099.


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  • February 02, 2018
    Tiffany Koch says:
    Sending love and so many prayers!!!

  • February 02, 2018
    Trish Price says:
    Haley and her family are personal friends, her loss touched us so. Knowing her organ donations gave life brought us joy. Haley was a treasure to all of us...now both of you are whole again.

  • February 02, 2018
    Marcia Myers-Ellington says:
    Malissa , So sorry for your loss. Pease and blessings until you meet again! Daughters and Dads are a special connection. In my prayers! Love you, Marcia

  • February 02, 2018
    Karen lit a candle:
    Lit since February 2, 2018 at 2:05:43 PM

  • February 02, 2018
    Angie Snowden says:
    I’m so happy that we had a chance to meet Ted. I know he is celebrating complete healing now! May God provide your whole family with all the comfort, peace and strength you need during this difficult time.