Robert (Bob) Perry made his transition on January 12, 2024. He was born in New London Connecticut on April 12, 1937. He was the son of George Richardson Perry and Natalie Mills Perry. He graduated from the University of Connecticut with a degree in Political Science. UConn is where he met the love of his life Elizabeth (Betty) Kellogg Flavell, whom he married in 1959.
Following college he worked briefly as an educator but spent most of his career working for Insurance Companies, Aetna and Hanover. He retired in 1996. In 2022 he relocated to Savannah, GA from Baltimore to be closer to family.
Bob loved the Uconn Huskies, the Baltimore Orioles and the Boston Celtics. He was a natural athlete, playing tennis in his younger years and golf after his retirement . He was an avid reader and could tell you everything you wanted to know about American History.
His greatest accomplishments were the relationships he nurtured; He loved deeply and everyone in his orbit felt that love.
He is survived by his wife Elizabeth Kellogg Perry of Savannah GA; daughter Ruth Foster (Todd) of Savannah,GA; sons, Matthew Perry (Marsha) of Pasadena, Maryland; James Perry of Beloit Wisconsin; brothers, Edward Perry of Southbury, CT and Venice Florida; and David Perry of South Hero, VT.
He is predeceased by his parents; a sister, Lois Bullock; and a brother George Perry.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday January 27th at 2pm at Asbury Memorial Church.
In lieu of flowers the family is requesting donations be made to Asbury Memorial Church, 1008 East Henry Street Savannah, GA 31401 or Georgia Hospice Care.Print This Obituary & Condolences