Bobby Lee Perry Sr., 76, of Fairfield, went home to be with his wife of 55 years, the late Betty Sue Perry, on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, at Augusta Health in Fishersville.

He was born Nov. 16, 1944, son of the late Allie Lee Ramsey Perry.

Bobby was a retired auto mechanic and he had a passion for dirt track racing.

In addition to his wife and his mother, he was preceded in death by his brother, Fred Perry.

He is survived by two sons, Bobby Lee Perry Jr. (Carol) of Buena Vista and Denny Lyle Perry (Susan) of Fairfield; his sister, Mary Gatton of North Carolina; six grandchildren, Hillary Perry Austin (Brad), Joshua Lee Perry (Lauren), Ryan Perry, Denny Perry Jr., Russell Perry and Tyler Perry; two great-grandchildren, Oliver Austin and Charlotte Austin; and several nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to the Fairfield Volunteer Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 136, Fairfield, VA 24435,, or the South River District Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 203, Fairfield, VA 24435,

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Charlton and Groome Funeral Home, Fishersville, is serving the family. N-G

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