Perry passed away peacefully on June 15, 2023, after a long battle with cancer.  Perry was born in Muncie on December 16, 1959 to Robert and Barbara (Dennis) Pope. He graduated from Delta High School in 1978.

Survivors include one son, Michael Pope (Amber); one daughter, Erika Breen (J.R.); grandchildren, Erin Breen, Tyler Breen, Ethan Norris, Bentley Pope and Lydia Pope; sister, Vicki Robertson (Steve); an aunt, Joyce Bird; two nephews, Jeffrey Bell (Amy) and Anthony Bell (Casey); and special friends, Amy Dobbs, Carol Williams, and Joe Thorn.

Perry was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Barbara (Dennis) Pope.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a date and site to be determined.