Ray Thomas Perry Jr., 48, passed away at home in Clay City, Ky on October 26, 2017. Ray was the husband to Mary Anne Watkins. Born in Versailles, on December 7, 1968, he was the son of Ray Thomas Perry and Debra Kay Hawkins Perry of Salvisa.
A graduate of Anderson County High School and a native of Lawrenceburg/ Salvisa, where he spent the majority of his life. He spent four years living in Lexington and the last ten years in Powell County. Throughout Ray’s life he was a mason where he did numerous masonry jobs in Lexington and the surrounding counties. His masonry work was known by all as one of the best around. Later in his life he came to work for his brother at BJ Paving, Striping & Sealing where he operated the roller on their blacktopping jobs. Ray was also known for his tremendous artistic ability. His family stated that Ray could draw anything. He thoroughly enjoyed art and music.
Ray is predeceased by his brother, Michael Perry.
Ray is survived by his wife, Mary Anne Watkins; father, Ray Thomas Perry; mother, Debra Hawkins Perry; daughter, Felicia Ford; son, Dale Watkins; brother, BJ Perry (Aimee); sisters, Angela Chisholm (Terry Smith), Crystal Perry; grandchildren, Bryson Ford, Rayray Tipton; nephews, William Chisholm, David Chisholm, Joe Thomas; nieces, Taylor Perry, Elizabeth Thomas, Jolynn Perry, Brooklyn Perry.
Visitation will be at Saffell House Funeral Home in Lawrenceburg from 4-8 p.m. on Sunday October 29, 2017.
Services will be held at Saffell House Funeral Home at 11 a.m. on Monday October 30, 2017 with interment following at Corinth Cemetery in Anderson County.
Pallbearers will be David Chisholm, Johnny Ashburn, Donald Perry, Junior Wilson, TJ Sowell and William Chisholm.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Saffell House Funeral Home.
Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.saffellhousefuneralhome.com