Richard Hilton Perdue, Jr. • December 2, 2022
Richard Hilton Perdue Jr., was born on September 1, 1946 in Milton, FL to the late Richard Hilton and Orvelle Bell Eddings Perdue Sr. He was raised up in Milton, Fl, where he graduated from Milton High School. He started working at an early age and eventually landed his career job as a welder at Westinghouse Electric where he later retired after 30 plus years. He met his lovely bride Penny Ann Bushlack from Pensacola, Fl and to this union three beautiful children were born. PawPaw Richard confessed a life in Christ and has been faithful in the Faith. He attended Farmhill Holiness Church, of Cantonment, Fl under the direction of Brother Robert Porter and later Brother Clyde Hughes. He and Penny would later go on to join First Pentecostal Church of Bagdad, Fl where they currently worship under the leadership of Reverend Curtis Powell.
On 2 December 2022 he transitioned into Glory. Richard Hilton Perdue Jr., was proceeded in death by his parents Richard Hilton & Orvelle Bell Eddings Perdue Sr., two brothers Ernest C. Perdue Sr. (Norma Jean also deceased) & Millard Perdue and three sisters Jewell Perdue Ricks(Julius also deceased) Ellan Perdue Turner (Ervin also deceased) & Mattie Perdue Thomas and a brother-in-law Durl Thompson(Mattie), one sister-in-law Louis(John) Perdue, two ex-sister-in-law’s, Jeanette Perdue and Sissy Perdue, two nephews Charles Thompson and Hilton Edward Perdue.
His legacy, and life lessons will live on in the hearts of those who loved him, his loving devoted wife of 55 years, Penny Bushlack Perdue , his children; Sean Ray Perdue, Kimberly Jean Snowden(Scott) and Debbie Ann Belanger(partner in life Mark Pugh) all of Milton, FL.; his five loving grandchildren and three great grandchildren all of Milton, FL; one brother John Perdue of Pace, FL, two very special nephews, Danny Thompson of Milton, Fl & Ernest Perdue Sr. of Columbia, South Carolina and a special niece Cindy Thompson Keith (John) of Navarre, Fl, and a very special God daughter and son, Rain (David) Rich of Louisiana; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
The family will receive friends at Pensacola Memorial Gardens Funeral Home on Thursday, December 8, 2022 from 10am till the service begins at 11am.Reverend Curtis Powell and Brother Clyde Hughes will officiate. Burial will follow in Pensacola Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers will be David Rich, Danny Thompson, Maciah Thompson, Mark Pugh, John Keith, Ernest Lee Perdue, Sr., Clayton Holly, Stephen Scarpa and Roger Belanger.
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