Mr. Perry was born Oct. 1, 1929 in Louisville, the son of the late William A. Perry and Mary Jo Hagan Perry. He was retired from Chevron Chemical Company and as owner of Perry's Nursery. He was a U.S. Marine veteran and a member of the St. Susan's Catholic Church.
Mrs. Perry was born Nov. 16, 1932 in Louisville, the daughter of the late Paul S. Osborne and Kathleen Hutchison Osborne. She was retired from Cayce-Yost Department Store in Hopkinsville. She was a member of the St. Susan's Catholic Church.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, Dec. 17 at Latham Funeral Home in Elkton with Father Frank Ruff officiating. Cremation service will follow and a private burial service will be held Thursday at Edgewood Cemetery in Trenton.
Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at Latham Funeral Home.
The couple is survived by their four sons, Ben C. Perry Jr. and David Perry, both of Louisville, Kevin Perry of New Palestine, Ind. and Matt Perry of Trenton; their three daughters, Nancy Howser of Palm Bay, Fla., Lynn Sweitzer of Winter Park, Fla. and Ann Perry of Kirkmansville; Mrs. Perry's sister, Nancy O. Green of Merritt Island, Fla.; their 14 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.