William was born in Tupperville son of the late Carmen and Maude (Weaver) Perry. Bob farmed in the Tupperville area, owned and operated W.R. Perry Trucking Ltd. and was a firefighter with the Volunteer Fire Dept. of Tupperville for 47 years. He was the loving husband of Grace (Clyde) Perry for 47 years. Loving father of Wray Perry and his wife Tammy Vandenbogaerde of Tupperville and Darlene Garraway and her husband Bill of Keswick; proud grandfather of Ian and Katie. Brother of Shirley Johnson and her husband Jim of Goderich, Phyllis Hazlett of Tupperville. Several nieces and nephews also survive. He is predeceased by his parents, sister Ethel McCann, brother Carmen Jr. and his wife Alice, brother-in-law Orval Hazlett.