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 Clayton W. “Rover” Perry

Clayton W. “Rover” Perry

Birth
McAdoo, Dickens County, Texas, USA
Death 1 Nov 2012 (aged 77)
Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texas, USA
Burial Crosbyton, Crosby County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 100127620 · View Source
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Clayton W. Rover Perry of Lubbock went to be with the Lord on Thursday at his residence. He was born on Nov. 11, 1934, in McAdoo, Texas, to Cecil and Gladys (Wells) Perry. He lived in Dickens County from 1949 to 1954 and graduated from the Patton Springs High School. He married Melba J. Dawson in Afton, Texas, on Dec. 14, 1956. He moved to Lubbock in 1954 and worked for the Texas State Department of Highways and Public Transportation, retiring in 1989 after 35 years with the state. He was a member of the Monterey Baptist Church. He was also a member of the Antique Tractor Club and was a volunteer at the Agriculture Museum for five years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving from March of 1957 to March of 1959. His parents; one grandchild; one great-grandchild; and his special friend and pet, Ginger, preceded him in death. Mr. Perry is survived by his wife of 55 years, Melba; son, Mark and Thelma Perry of Lubbock; daughter, Cheryl and James Kendall; five grandchildren, Justin Kendall, Amber Mixon, Josh Freeman, B.J. Dorman and Amie Kendall; and seven great-grandchildren.

Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on November 4, 2012


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  • Created by: Carolyn Mackey-Byrum
  • Added: 4 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100127620
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Clayton W. “Rover” Perry (11 Nov 1934–1 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100127620, citing Crosbyton Cemetery, Crosbyton, Crosby County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Carolyn Mackey-Byrum (contributor 47126238) .