Everett “Nathan” Perry, 1950-2021


Everett “Nathan” Perry, 70, of Walkerton, Ind., passed away Monday, July 26, 2021, at his home.

Nathan was born in Clay County, Ind., on Aug. 27, 1950, to Estal P. and Alfreda (McDaniels) Perry.

Nathan was a welder and was very proud of the work he did at Allis-Chalmers, La Porte, Ind.; Teledyne, La Porte; and Steel Warehouse, South Bend, Ind. He was a hard worker, both for his employer and at home, where he was a very talented carpenter. His carpentry skills ranged from kitchens to barns.  Nathan also enjoyed fishing, tending to his yard, and watching John Wayne movies. Most importantly, Nathan loved the time spent with his family, particularly being entertained by his grandchildren when playing cards together.

On Dec. 5, 1975, in La Porte, he married his best friend, Beverly K. Walt, who survives.

Also surviving are his son, Shawn M-P (Renee) Perry; 4 grandchildren, Henry M. Perry, Charlise L. Perry, Jenny R. Gilmore and Jessie R. Gilmore; siblings, Forrest “Jim” (Kathy) Perry and Maria E. Withrow; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; 2 brothers, Paul Perry and Bill Perry; sister, Linda (Wayne) Brownlee; son, James Michael Perry; niece, Kerensa M. MacLeod; and several aunts and uncles.

Cremation has taken place with Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center, La Porte. A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family c/o Beverly Perry, 2900 Monroe St., La Porte, Ind. 46350, or to the charity of the donor’s choice.

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3 Responses to “Everett “Nathan” Perry, 1950-2021”

  1. Sue FrNk

    Jul 29. 2021

    Bev, I was so sorry to hear about Nate. My thoughts are with you

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  2. Doreen Legner

    Aug 02. 2021

    I am so sorry to hear about Nathan. You and your family are in our hearts and prayers.

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  3. Susan

    Aug 19. 2021

    Sorry for the Perry family’s lost. Not only did I graduated with Nate, I also worked with him at Teledyne. Plus at one time I dated his brother Forrest.

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