Obituary of Thomas Aaron Perry
Thomas Aaron Perry was born in Dearborn, Michigan on June 22, 1966. He was one of three children a son born from the union of the late Auttie Perry and the late Glenda (Simmons) Perry. He attended Jefferson Schools. Thomas was well-rounded participating in Varsity Football and Baseball and also played the Cornet in the band. He graduated with the Class of 1984 from Jefferson High School.
He married the former Tracey Crain on April 7, 1990. The couple was blessed with three children of their own. Thomas was a hard worker and provided for his family as an Ironworker for many years. He was employed by the Ironworkers Local 25 out of Novi, Michigan.
Thomas loved to be in the great outdoors and was an avid hunter and fisher. He included his family in his hobbies whenever possible. Many trips were made to Missouri to partake in his favorite pastimes, and he hoped upon retirement to make his forever home there. Tom also loved to watch NASCAR and was especially fond of his favorite driver Bill Elliott. He and Tracey would plan a gathering every Sunday to watch the race in their pole barn with family and friends.
Thomas Aaron Perry, age 55, of Newport passed away on Monday; April 18, 2022, at Harper Hospital in Detroit. His passing was preceded by his parents and a nephew: Chad Perry.
To cherish his memory, he leaves his beloved spouse: Tracey Perry of Newport; two sons: Dustin Perry and Aaron Perry; one daughter: Amy Perry; one sister: Laura (Mike) Renne; one brother: Allen (Robin) Perry; two grandchildren: Paige Perry and Hunter Perry; nieces and nephews: Steven (Amie) Schmekel, Kari Perry, Koty (Brittany) Perry, Emily Schmekel, and Craig Perry.
Friends may gather from 3:00pm until 7:00pm on Thursday; April 21, 2022, at Merkle Funeral Service, North Monroe; 2442 North Monroe Street, Monroe, Michigan 48162 (734) 384-5185. A Celebration of His Life will follow at 7:00pm also at Merkles. Cremation has taken place through Covenant Cremation of Erie.
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