Robert Dolph Perry, Jr.
August 8, 1949
June 29, 2019
Sierra Vista-Robert D. Perry, Jr., 69, of Sierra Vista died Saturday, June 29, 2019 at his home.
Robert, son of the late Robert D. Perry, Sr. and Margaret E. (Scanlon) Perry was born in Quonset Point, Rhode Island on August 8, 1949.
Raised in New London, Connecticut, he graduated from New London High School. He served his country with the United States Army for 22 years in Vietnam and attaining the rank of Sergeant First Class. During his time with the United States Army he worked as a counterintelligence agent for 12 years. After his retiring from the military he worked for Homeland Security as a Border Patrol Agent and U.S. Customs Agent as a senior customers officer in Nogales for 20 years.
Robert was a life member of the Masons, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the American Legion. He proudly rode with members and friends with the PGR, ALR, and VFW Riders, escorting veterans to their final place of rest.
In addition to his parents Robert was predeceased by a stepson, Lance Standridge. He is survived by his wife Dorcas M. (Savage) Perry; a brother Patrick M. Perry (Susan); a daughter, Jennifer Perry; a son Joshua Perry (Michelle); a stepson, Stephen Brown (Connie).
Visiting hours for Robert will be held on Sunday, July 7, 2019 from 3 to 5 pm at Hatfield Funeral Home, 830 South Highway 92, Sierra Vista. Funeral services will be Monday morning July 8, 2019 at 10:00 am at Hatfield’s. Rites of Committal with Military Honors will be held at 12:00 in the Chapel of the Southern Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery 1300 Buffalo Soldier Trail, Sierra Vista.