Norman L. Perry

Norman L. Perry

Norman L. Perry, 81, a long-time Carthage resident, passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2013 in Indianapolis. Norman was born in Shelby County on August 9, 1931, to the late Fred and Ella Mae (Sallee) Perry.

He was the graduating class of 1949 at Carthage High School. He worked until retirement for the U.S. Postal Service and as a barber. He also had worked for the Indiana Soldiers and Sailors Children’s Home as a custodian. Norman had served in the Army in the Korean War and was a long time member of the Knightstown Christian Church and member of the Knightstown American Legion Post #152.

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

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

Friends are welcome to visit from 10-11 a.m. Friday morning, July 26, 2013, at Heritage Funeral Care, Knightstown, with funeral services immediately following at 11 a.m. with Pastor Richard Thayer presiding. Burial will be in the Riverside Cemetery in Carthage.

Arrangements were entrusted to Heritage Funeral Care.