George M. Perry, 66, of Danville, Va., died on July 31, 2019, at his residence after a short battle with cancer. He was born in Jackson, Miss., to parents, Charles and Jo (Meux) Perry. George graduated from GWHS in 1972, where he excelled in football, earning a 4-year scholarship to the University of Richmond. Upon receiving a Business Degree from Richmond, George joined his father at Sherwood House Furniture of Danville where he worked for the next 44 years. Additionally, George was an avid golfer and a long time supporter of the Danville Golf Club, serving several times as a member of the board. George is survived by his wife, Marti Perry; his daughter, Jaime McFadden; a son, Trey McFadden and his wife, Jamie; two grandchildren, Madelyn and Dane; brother, Charles Perry and his wife, Peggy; and two nieces, Catherine Perry Sibley and Margaret Nuckols and her husband, Ben. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, August 5, 2019, at First Presbyterian Church of Danville. The family will be available from 12:30 p.m. to visit with guests at the church. A private burial will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, gifts in Mr. Perry's memory can be made to the Navy SEAL Foundation ( Townes Funeral Home is serving the Perry family. Online condolences may be made at

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