YOUNGSVILLE - Preston “Dick” Perry, 80, of 1345 Darius Pearce Rd, died Thursday afternoon, October 29, 2009 at Britthaven of Louisburg. He was born in Franklin County, the son of the late Leassie Denton Perry and Otis Perry. Mr. Perry is preceded in death by a brother, Robert Perry.

Funeral services will be held at 2 o’clock Sunday afternoon, November 1, 2009 at Beulah Christian Baptist Church, with the Rev. Dr. Mike Jones and the Rev. Ronald Harris officiating. Burial will follow in the Beulah Christian Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mr. Perry is survived by his wife Kathleen A. Perry; nieces, Rebecca Chalup and husband, Robert, and Angie Ratjan and husband, Charles, all of Richmond, Texas; two great-nieces and one great-nephew; two foster sisters, Dorothy Buffaloe of Zebulon and Mary Ruth Haley of Oxford.

Friends may visit with the family immediately following the service in the fellowship hall of the church.

A service of Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 405 S. Main St., Wake Forest. (919-556-5811)