Jess Francis Perry of Spokane, Washington passed away peacefully in his home on Monday, May 24th, 2021. He was born on January 24th, 1939 in Spokane, WA. He is the son of Jess and Norma (Summers) Perry. Jess was the oldest of four boys followed by Dennis, William and Richard Perry. He is survived by his daughter Lisa (Ken) Anderson and son Cameron Perry and grandchildren Lyndsey Sabo (Chris), Kody Anderson (Alexis), Jeneisa Sudbrink (Taylor), Jacky Perry and Jessica Perry and multiple great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Dennis.
Jess graduated from Rogers High School in 1957 and went on to earn a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Eastern Washington University. He started his working career at Old National Bank (ONB) where he worked for 23 years. At age 50 he went to work for BNSF Railroad, where he retired after 13 years of service.
Jess enjoyed reading, traveling, family dinners & holidays, and especially the Triple Crown horse races. He was very proud of his heritage and his family. He will be remembered for his quick wit, charisma and willingness to share his wisdom.
Dad, Grandpa, Great Grandpa Jess, you will live forever in our hearts, …until we meet again.
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