Chancey “Red” Floyd Perry, Jr; (1925-2020); age 94; husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend, retired resident of El Dorado, Kansas; passed away on July 17, 2020. He was a WWII Navy Veteran and retired from Occidental Petroleum (Cities Services), where he worked for 34 years. He was a member of the American Legion Post 81 in El Dorado.
He was born September 12, 1925 in Jennings, Oklahoma to Chancey (Dutch) and Flora (Ogden) Perry.
He married Betty A. Arnel on December 13, 1948 in Russell, Kansas. They were married for 69 years. Chancey has gone to be with his love, friend and helpmate.
Chancey loved to boat, fish and hunt. He really liked catching Crappie. He enjoyed playing Mexican dominoes with family and friends.
His daughter always knew he was someone you could depend on. As his grandson expressed it, Red loved his family deeply, but was cautious about expressing it. He showed his love by his constant presence and actions. He will be deeply missed by his family.
Preceded in death by his wife Betty A. Perry, parents Dutch and Flora Perry, one sister, Marybelle Robinson.
Chancey is survived by his daughter Twila (Fred) Carver, grandchildren Michelle Carson and Anthony Carver, three great-grandchildren and one sister, Florine Clarke.
Friends may gather with the family from 9:30-10:30am on Thursday, July 23 at Carlson Colonial Funeral Home in El Dorado. Funeral services will be held at 11am on Thursday, July 23 at Sunset Lawns Cemetery in El Dorado. Memorial contributions in Red’s name may be directed to the El Dorado Senior Center. Please sign his online guestbook and leave a memory of Red at www.carlsoncolonial.com
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El Dorado Senior Center
210 E. Second, El Dorado KS 67042