Marvin Barr Perry, Jr.

Obituary of Marvin Barr Perry, Jr.

Funeral services for Mr. Marvin Barr Perry, Jr., age 87, of Pearl River, formerly of Bastrop, LA, are scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday, July 6, 2019 in the chapel of Golden Funeral Home with Bro. Phillip McCready officiating. Interment will follow in Christ Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday at Golden Funeral Home.

Mr. Perry, a groundskeeper for the St. Tammany parish school board athletic fields, passed away Tuesday, July, 2, 2019. He was a devoted and loving  husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather and also a devoted and caring son to his parents, the late Mary Chavis Perry and Marvin Barr Perry, Sr. Mr. Perry proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a graduate of the Bastrop High School class of 1950 and later received his Doctorate at Louisiana Tech University and Louisiana State University in horticulture and became superintendent for the golf courses at the Shreveport Country Club, Metarie Country Club and City Park golf courses in New Orleans.  

He is survived by his beloved wife of 27 years, Jeannette K. Perry; sons, John Marvin Perry (Cammie), Michael Paul Loupe;  seven grandchildren, Jessica, Olivia, Natalie, Justin, Ian Michael, Brynn Renee, Finnegan Charles; three great grandchildren; extended family, Mollie Galloway; devoted friends, Albert Hollie, Patricia Blackwell, Debbie Singletary and Mary Fanning.

Serving as pallbearers are: Michael Paul Loupe, Albert Hollie, Joe Crenshaw, John Perry, Curtis Pate, and Donald Haik.

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