Rev. David's Story

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The Rev. David L. Perry, 62, Twelve Mile, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Sunday evening, Aug. 6, 2017, at his church, Trinity Holiness Chapel in Lincoln. He was born Feb. 7, 1955, in Bloomington, to Richard and Esther (Freeman) Perry. He married Ada Bailey on Sept. 1, 1973, in Cincinnati, and she survives.
David retired from North Central Indiana COOP in 2002 with 30 years of service. He pioneered Trinity Holiness Chapel in Lincoln, Indiana, in 1989 and served as senior pastor until his homegoing.
He was a graduate of Bloomington South High School in Bloomington. He was involved with the prison ministry at the Miami County Correctional Facility in Bunker Hill for several years. He enjoyed collecting antiques, especially old tractors, butter churns and pocket knives. He loved gardening and spending time with his grandchildren.
He is survived by his loving wife of 43 years, Ada Perry, Twelve Mile; his children, Michael (Pamela) Perry, Denver, Indiana, Aaron Perry, Bloomington, Indiana, and Rebecca (Jeremiah) Richards, Peru, Indiana; his grandchildren, Seth, Kaitlynn, Jackson and Brent Perry and Jadelynn, Kyleigh, Miah and Brayden Richards; four brothers, Daniel, Samuel, Mark and Jim Perry; and four sisters, Anna Smeltzer, Mary Jerrells, Martha Davis and Sarah Jones.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, Joseph Perry.
A celebration of his life will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, at Trinity Holiness Chapel, 10111 Lincoln Walnut St., Lincoln, with Pastors, Michael Perry and Keith Thompson officiating. Burial will follow at Ever Rest Memorial Park Cemetery in Logansport. Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 11, at Trinity Holiness Chapel in Lincoln.
Memorial contributions may be given in his honor to the church. Murray Weaver Funeral Home in Galveston has been entrusted with arrangements. You may leave a condolence to his family at www.murrayweaverfuneralhome.com.
Published on August 9, 2017
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