Perry Lee Courtney of Wentzville, Missouri went home to be with his Heavenly Father Wednesday November 30th, 2016 at the age of 83. He was a beloved husband to his wife Carol (Dunlap) Courtney for 60 years and a cherished father to Cathy (John) Staufenbiel and Cheryl (Kevin) Gerloff.
Perry was a loving grandfather to Patrick (Jessica) Renk, Jonathan (Lara) Pilliard, Janelle (Brian) Gambino, Amber (Alan) Harrison, Jessica (Jeremy) Myers, Jordan (Isabel) Wilkinson, as well as nine great grandchildren.
Perry was a dear brother to Barbara Kaiser, Alpha “Lynn” Kemper, Maryland Natoli, Lillie Mc Clain, and to the late Kenneth Courtney and Robert Courtney. He was a dear uncle and friend and a faithful member of the First Baptist Church of Lake Saint Louis.
Perry served his country in the United States Army, was a member of the Scottish Rite and Maplewood Masonic Lodge. Perry was a hard worker and often worked two jobs and after years of service as a lineman and member of the Communication Workers-America Union Local 6300, Perry retired in 1987 from Southwestern Bell/AT&T corporation and began to pursue his hobbies and passions. Perry was a talented wood carver and craftsman. He loved God’s beautiful creation and teaching his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren to fish and hunt.
In lieu of flowers please consider making donations to the Missouri department of Conservation.
Interment National Cemetery Jefferson Barracks, MO
Visitation Sunday Dec 4, 1:00 to 6:00 PM
Funeral Service will be held 11:00 AM Monday December 5th at the Hutchens – Stygar Funeral & Cremation Center 5987 Mid Rivers Mall Dr. St. Charles, MO 63304
Date: Sunday, December 4, 2016
Time: 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Date: Monday, December 5, 2016
Time: 11:00 am -