Donald M. Perry, 89, lifelong Mooresville resident, passed away January 1, 2022, to be reunited with his beloved wife, Judy. Don was born November 14, 1932, in Mooresville, to the late Denny and Jessie M. (McQueen) Perry. He married Judy (Brown) Perry on June 20, 1953, and she preceded him in death July 23, 2020.
Don graduated from Mooresville High School in 1950 and served in the United States Navy as a radioman. He was co-owner of Perry Acoustics for decades before his retirement. A very faith-filled man, Don was a devoted member of Town Center Church and most recently attended Grace Church. He was also very active with Gideons International. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing, and mushroom hunting. In earlier years, he enjoyed hunting with his birddogs and bowling. He was an active volunteer at the Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana for 15 years and was named volunteer of the year. In 2010, Don was named Mooresvillian of the Year for his contributions to the Town of Mooresville.
Don was a huge supporter of Mooresville High School Athletics, especially girls basketball. For 14 years, he upheld a tradition of praying with the team and offering a brief inspirational talk after each game.
In addition to his parents and Judy, Don was preceded in death by siblings, Mary Wallace, Lenore Perry, and Larry Perry.
Survivors include his children, Donnie (Arlene) Perry and Jeanie (Rick) Overton; grandchildren, Brandi (Todd) Ramey, Alicia (Chad) Richhart, and Nick Perry; great grandchildren, Elijah Ramey and Hunter Richhart; siblings, Eugene “Sonny” Perry, Vivian Allender, and Martha Lee Payton.
Don’s Life Celebration® Visitation will be Wednesday, January 5, 2022, 4 to 8 p.m., at the Carlisle – Branson Funeral Service & Crematory, Mooresville. Services will begin at 11 a.m., Thursday, January 6, 2022, at the funeral home, with Don’s longtime friend, Pastor Robert Cohee, officiating. Burial will follow at White Lick Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Gideons International or to Indy Honor Flight. Visit www.CarlisleBranson.com to share a favorite memory or to sign the online guest registry.