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Walter Perry

Dr. Walter S. Perry, age 62, of Vidalia, died Monday, June 27, 2022, at his home following an extended illness.  He was a native of Ware County, and was a 1978 honor graduate of Waycross High School.  He was a 1980 honor graduate of Waycross Junior College, earning an Associate degree in Biology, a 1982 graduate of the University of Georgia, earning a Bachelor’s degree in Zoology, and a 1989 graduate of the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine earning a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine.

Dr. Perry moved to Vidalia in 1990 and worked as a veterinarian for Altamaha Animal Clinic for twenty-four years.  He also worked with Four Rivers Veterinary Center.  He enjoyed woodworking, fishing, and Georgia Football.  Preceding him in death was a grandson, Cade Roberts; and his parents, Floyd Clinton Perry and Lois Hodges Perry.

His family includes his wife, Joann S, Perry; two sons, Stacey Roberts and wife Misty, and Dean Roberts and wife Samantha; five grandchildren, Carlie Roberts, Clay Roberts, Tyler Roberts, Tucker Roberts, and Peyton Johnson, all of Vidalia; one sister, Deborah Perry Sheuring; and two nieces, April Lee and husband Michael, and Autumn Sheuring, all of Blackshear.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday evening from 6:00 until 8:00.

A memorial service will be Thursday, June 30th, at 3:00 p.m. in the chapel of Ronald V. Hall Funeral Home with Reverend Randy McDuffie officiating. 

Memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice Foundation, PO Box 2277, Vidalia, GA 30475, or Diamonds in the Ruff c/o Nancy McDonald, 2265 Hwy 29, Tarrytown, GA 30470.           

A sincere kind thanks to Dr. Stephen Tiley of Beaufort, and Memorial Oncology Specialists for eight years of dedication and care.  You were a blessing to both of us.  Also, a special thanks to Jason Colbert and the staff of Community Hospice for their immediate response and compassionate service.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Dr. Walter S. Perry, please visit our floral store.

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