He served as reporter for FFA. Paul married Jeanette Kellstadt on March 22, 1969, in Ft. Scott. He was Co-Owner of Golden City Meat Company in Golden City, MO. He Farmed most of his life in the Pawnee area and owned and operated Country Style Meats in Ft. Scott. He purchased his son Josh’s lawn mowing business and continued that for 25 years until his health declined.
Paul’s strong faith kept him going during his health issues. He is one of the charter leaders of the Gathering, a non-denominational spirit filled church in Ft. Scott. His church family held a special spot in his heart. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and skeet shooting. Paul loved feeding and watching wildlife.
Survivors include his wife of 53 years Jeanette of the home; 3 sons, Paul Christian Perry, and wife Rozemma, Ft. Scott, Joshua Paul Perry, Republic, MO, and David Andrew Perry, Joplin, MO; 3 grandchildren, Kyle Christian Perry, Mia Christian Perry, and David Dean Perry; and 2 step-grandchildren, Josh Woolsey, and Millie Woolsey. He was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, and daughter-in-law Amy Anne.
There was cremation. A private family memorial will be held later. Memorials are suggested to Care to Share and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, PO Box 347, 201 S. Main St., Ft. Scott, KS 66701. Words of remembrance may be summited to the online guestbook at cheneywitt.com.