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Wilson Craig Perry

September 14, 1955 ~ January 3, 2021 (age 65)

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Wilson Craig Perry, 65, of Snow Camp, NC, passed away January 3, 2021 after a brief illness with cancer.  Craig spent many vacations relaxing with his family at the beach. He loved playing the guitar, writing music and working in his yard.  He was a loving father and husband.

Craig was born on September 14, 1955 in Hopewell, VA to the late Bill and Irene Perry.  Preceding him in death were his parents, stepson Jacob Cotten, Brother Darryl Perry, Sister Donna Vail and his beloved golden retrievers, Jackson and Sonny Ray.

Surviving are his wife of 25 years, Janet Thomas Perry, a sister, Sharon Prevatte of Burlington and many nieces and nephews.

The service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at Donaldson’s Funeral Home, Pittsboro with Rev. Bob Wachs presiding.  Burial will follow in the Hanks Chapel United Church of Christ cemetery.

The family would like to send their grateful thanks to the nurses and doctors who cared for Craig at the SECU Jim & Betsy Bryan Hospice Home of UNC Healthcare Hospice House in Pittsboro.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests considering a donation to the SECU Jim & Betsy Bryan Hospice Home of UNC Healthcare Hospice House of Pittsboro or Chatham County Animal Shelter.

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Funeral Service
January 6, 2021

2:00 PM
Donaldson Funeral Home & Crematory Griffin Chapel
396 West St.
Pittsboro, NC 27312

Interment following funeral service
January 6, 2021

Hanks Chapel Church Cemetery
125 Hanks Loop Road
Pittsboro, NC 27312


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