Rickey Lee Perry, of Slidell, Louisiana, passed away on February 1, 2022, at the age of 77. He was born in Orosi, California, on September 22, 1944, to the late Charles Perry and Grace Hurlbut Perry. Rickey is the beloved husband of 32 years to Cathy Perry; cherished father of Daniel Bostick and LeAnn Perry; and proud grandfather of Caleb, Cassie, Allison, Emily, Katelynn, Kayden, Jaxon, and Madison. Additionally, he is survived by his siblings Marcie Simmons, Nina Howell, and David Cook. Rickey was preceded in death by his siblings, Marguerite Palmer, Alma Perry, Walter Perry, and Charles Perry.
Rickey bravely served our country in the United States Navy until later retiring. During his time in the military, he received many recognitions including the National Defense Service Medal and the U.S. Navy Achievement Medal. Rickey later retired from the United States Government as a Security Specialist. He was a member of the American Legion and enjoyed spending time playing golf. Rickey will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
A graveside service with Military Honors will take place on Friday, February 25, 2022 at 1:30 p.m. at the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery. Memories and condolences may be expressed at www.AudubonFuneralHome.com
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