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George Vernon Perr, 81, of Jackson, passed away Monday, Feb. 25, 2019 at the Monticello House in Jackson.
He was born March 30, 1937 near New Wells to Edward and Margareta Tiedemann Perr.
George was baptized and confirmed at Immanuel Lutheran Church at New Wells. He had been a long-time member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Jackson. He served six years in the Missouri National Guard from April 1955 thru April 1961. He worked at Missouri Dry Dock in Cape Girardeau before he and his brother, Wilbert, jointly owned and operated Perr Motor Company in Jackson and Fruitland from 1964 until it closed in 1989. The brothers also farmed together for many years. George enjoyed going to auctions, playing the guitar and playing cards, especially ten point Pitch.
Survivors include a sister, Melva Leimbach of Jackson; nieces and nephews, Carolyn Rouviere of Cape Girardeau, Ken (Janet) Enke of Cape Girardeau, Allen Palisch of Effingham, Illinois, Don (Linda) Palisch of Altenburg, Alice Proemsey of Hillsboro, Missouri, Karen Lukefahr of Altenburg, Keith (Debbie) Leimbach of Jackson, Kevin (Vicki) Leimbach of Altenburg and Kathleen (the late Richard) Leimbach of Jackson.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Wilbert Perr; two sisters, Nelda Palisch and Rosa Enke and a nephew, Richard Leimbach.
Friends may call Wednesday, February 27th, from 8:00 am until service time at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson.
The funeral service will be Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Jason Shaw officiating. Interment will follow in Russell Heights Cemetery in Jackson. Memorials may take the form of contributions to St. Paul Lutheran Church in Jackson.
Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.mccombsfuneralhome.com.
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