In Loving Memory
January 28, 1986 – September 16, 2015
Darrell Malcolm Perry, 29, of Daphne, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, September 16, 2015. He was a longtime resident of Spanish Fort for many years. Upon graduating from Chi Alpha Academy in 2005, Darrell entered the US Marine Corp and was an expert marksman, serving in Iraq, Afghanistan and other places in and around the Mediterranean. He was also stationed in Haiti after the earthquake. Darrell was also a member of Mobile’s Army National Guard’s 226th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade. He served his community well, frequently refereeing youth Upward basketball and then became a volunteer firefighter for the departments of Loxley, Belforest, Spanish Fort and Daphne. Preceding him in death are both of his grandfathers, Rev. Jim Perry and Bill Bethea.
Surviving are his wife, Teresa Mitchell Perry; son, Jacob Mitchell; daughter, Heather Mitchell and unborn baby daughter, Elizabeth Grace Perry, who is due on November 16th, all of Daphne. Also surviving are his parents, Shane and Vicky Perry, Spanish Fort; father and mother in law, Tim and Linda Bailey, Belforest; sister, Katelyn Perry Tvedt, Auburn, AL and his brothers, Jesse Perry and LukeBen Perry, both of Spanish Fort; his grandmothers, Katherine Bethea, Spanish Fort and Bess Perry, Demopolis, AL and two nephews, Brian and Garik Tvedt; and many other relatives and friends.
A visitation will be held Monday evening, September 21, 2015 from 6:00 until 8:00pm at The Dwelling Place Church, 18246 Greeno Rd. in Fairhope.
Funeral services will be held at 12:00 noon, Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at the church. Interment will follow at 2:30pm in the Alabama State Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery on Hwy 225 in Spanish Fort with military honors. Officiating will be Pastor Kenny Pierce. In lieu of flowers, please make donations for the benefit of his children to: https://www.gofundme.com/s94fne9k. Expressions of condolence maybe offered at www.hughesfh.com. Arrangements are by Hughes Funeral Home & Crematory, 7951 American Way, Daphne, AL.