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Mr. Daniel Allen Perry

Mr. Daniel Allen Perry
  • October 23, 1942 - August 23, 2018
  • Battle Creek, Michigan

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“Rest in peace Uncle Danny.I love you tell mom I miss her ”
1 of 5 | Posted by: Tiann Mccreary - Daytona, FL

“So very sorry to hear of your loss. You and family are in my prayers.KellyKendall Lighting ”
2 of 5 | Posted by: Kelly Sloan - Grand Rapids, MI

“I will never forget some of the "Dan Stories" and look forward to hearing more of them. I will miss you Dan. Tony, Kathy and Megan I am sending...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Susan Neve - Battle Creek, MI

“We are so sorry for your loss and are praying for peace and comfort as you grieve. Megan has shared with us this week that Dan always came to...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Brenda and Bill Hill - TN

“Kathy and Anne I am so sorry. Dan was a great guy and a wonderful husband to Anne. Hugs to you all. ”
5 of 5 | Posted by: Joy Dixon - Battle Creek, MI


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Daniel A. Perry, age 75, of Battle Creek, died Thursday evening, August 23, 2018. He was born in Battle Creek on October 23, 1942, the son of Lonnie L. and Ruby K. (Erskine) Perry. Daniel faithfully served his country as a member of the United States Army from1961 to 1963.

Daniel married the "Love of His Life" Virginia "Anne" (Parsons) Perry at the First United Methodist Church of Battle Creek on December 27, 1980; she survives. He is also survived by his children, Tina Johnson-Perry, Toni Perry, Scott (Mary) Grindol, Kathy (Tony) Hammock, and Robert Grindol; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and several nieces & nephews. Daniel was sadly preceded in death by his son, Lonnie D. Perry; his parents; his grandson, Christopher Grindol; and his sister, Janet Perry.

The "King of One Liners", Daniel was an avid story teller, spinning many a yarn for family and friends. He enjoyed traveling in his car, watching TV & movies; fixing & tinkering with things, fishing, and spending time with his wife, Anne and his dogs.

The graveside service with full military honors to celebrate Daniel's life will be held 2:30 p.m., Tuesday, August 28th at the Fort Custer National Cemetery, Augusta. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Humane Society of South Central Michigan. Arrangements by Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care. Personal messages for the family may be placed at www.farleyestesdowdle.com.