Frederick Elijah Perry, 64, enjoyed distinguished careers in service

Frederick Elijah Perry
Frederick Elijah Perry

Frederick Elijah Perry, 64, passed away peacefully Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. Frederick, a native of the Philadelphia area, had distinguished careers in the U.S. Navy, Virginia Beach Sheriff’s Department and Virginia Beach City Public Schools.

Frederick was preceded in death by his wife, Charlene Perry; mother, Blanche Perry; and father, Elijah Perry.

Frederick is survived by his two daughters, Andrea Perry and Lynnette Perry; son, Frederick Perry II; daughter-in-law, Domonique Perry; future son-in-law, Eric Gillard; three grandchildren, Nhayim, Jaelin and Sameerah; and a host of close family members and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 23, at Smith & Williams Funeral Home, Kempsville Chapel, 4889 Princess Anne Road, Virginia Beach.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you donate to your local Disabled American Veterans chapter.

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