Rushville Republican

July 25, 2013

Norman L. Perry, 81


Rushville Republican

RUSHVILLE — Norman L. Perry, 81, a longtime Carthage resident, passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2013 in Indianapolis.

Norman was born Aug. 9, 1931  in Shelby County to the late Fred and Ella Mae (Sallee) Perry. He was a 1949 graduate of Carthage High School.  He worked until retirement for the U.S. Postal Service and as a barber.  He had also worked for the Indiana Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Children’s Home as a custodian. Norman had served in the U.S. Army in the Korean War and was a longtime member of Knightstown Christian Church and a member of Knightstown American Legion Post #152.

Norman will be greatly missed by a son, Jeffery (Theresa) Perry; a daughter, Brenda Bishop; brothers, Glen Perry and Kenny Perry; a sister, Wanda Rice; six granddaughters; and two great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Norman was preceded in death by a brother, Art Perry.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 26 at Heritage Funeral Care, Knightstown with Pastor Richard Thayer presiding. Friends are welcome to visit from 10to 11 a.m. Friday, July 26.  Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery in Carthage.