A graveside service will be conducted at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, November 18, 2017 at New Home Baptist Church Cemetery, Hagin Road (off of George McCorkle Road, 229), Buena Vista, Georgia.
Benjamin was born on March 23, 1953 in Buena Vista, Georgia to the late Mercy Perry, Sr. and Jimmie Lee Biggs Perry. He was preceded in death by three siblings, Eugene Perry, Linda Smith, and Iona Burdett. He was educated in the Marion County School System where he was a graduate of Buena Vista High School. Following high school he enlisted into the United State Navy where he served his country proudly. He was honorably discharged in November 1978. He was a Deacon at New Home Baptist Church. Deacon Perry started working at an early age and was always a hard worker. He retired from Fort Benning as a civil service worker, Panasonic, and Columbus Valley Rescue Mission.
He leaves to cherish his memories: three children, Linda King, Demetrice Perry, Tyia Perry, all of Columbus, Georgia; a granddaughter, Aubrey Stephen, Columbus, Georgia; seven siblings, Mercy Perry, Jr. (Liz), Indian Town, Flordia, Richard Perry, Buena Vista, Georgia, Charlie Perry (Marlyn), Atlanta, Georgia, Jimmie Lue Walton Lithonia, Georgia, Mildred Perry, Riverdale, Georgia, Dessie Percy, Riverdale, Georgia, and David Perry, Buena Vista, Georgia; aunts and uncle, Annie Lee Miller Peokee, Florida, Bessie Harris, Miami Florida, and Allie Van Biggs (Jessie) Peokee, Florida; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and many devoted friends.