Curtis Edward Perry
Curtis Edward Perry, Jr., 89, passed away on Tuesday, May 16, 2023, at Patriot’s Colony in Williamsburg. He was a native of Elizabeth City, NC, and has resided in Carrollton, VA since 1968. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran. Curtis was a Newport News Shipyard apprentice school graduate and supported alumni activities. He was working as a supervisor over Nuclear Submarines when he retired in 1998 after thirty-nine years of service. Curtis enjoyed woodworking, where he built toys and furniture, had a pilot’s license and loved to fly, and was an avid golfer.
Curtis is survived by his loving spouse of forty-six years, Patricia R. Perry; children, Denise Greene (Wesley), Curtis “Ash” Perry, Alisa Bowman (Danny), and Barbara Silk; siblings, Joyce Herring, James Perry (Mary), and Mary Ann Wussow (Tom); grandchildren, Hillary Davis, Rensselaer Greene, and Brandon Silk; one great-grandchild, Flora Davis; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A memorial service, officiated by Pastor Wes Taylor, will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, June 2, 2023, at Peninsula Funeral Home.
Arrangements are under the care of Peninsula Funeral Home, 11144 Warwick Blvd., Newport News, VA 23601.