William Arthur ("Bill") Perry, 68, of Cranston, passed away Saturday, November 10, 2012. He was the widower of the late Jane (Kardasz) Perry.
Bill was a loving father, brother, grandfather and friend. He is survived by his two sons, Michael Perry and Patrick Perry; two sisters, Eileen Green and Deborah Hudnall; his daughter-in-law, Andrea Perry and his two adoring granddaughters, Abigail and Sophia Perry. He was also loved by several nieces, nephews, brothers-in-laws, a multitude of friends and by all of the individuals whose lives he touched.
Bill dedicated his service for our country in the United States Air Force and served during the Vietnam War. He was a former member of the Providence/Cranston Elks, where he previously served as exalted ruler. Throughout his life, Bill held several jobs and was always known for his strong work ethics. Bill's passions were his family, golf and music. May he be blessed on his journey up the "nineteenth fairway" to heaven and may his voice forever sing in our hearts. He will be greatly missed.
Calling hours are Thursday from 5-8PM at the Woodlawn Funeral Home, 600 Pontiac Ave. Cranston. His funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Friday, November 16, 2012 at 10:00AM. Burial services will be private.