Jessee "Mack" M. Perry

July 10, 1942 ~ September 11, 2022 (age 80)


Jessee "Mack" Macomis Perry, 80, of Poplar Grove, passed away on September 11, 2022 in Highview in the Woodlands, Rockton, IL.

Jessee was born July 10, 1942 in Bristol, VA, to John and Annette (Smith) Perry. He graduated from Castlewood High School in 1962 an in 1966 he moved his family to Rockford, IL. He eventually worked at Chrysler for 31 years, retiring in 1997.

After retiring, Jessee enjoyed hunting, fishing, going to garage sales and fixing up boats and motors to sell. He loved to take his grandchildren out on the lake to fish or to the shooting range when they were older.  His grandchildren especially loved Halloween, when Grandpa Jessee would make them a hayride and pull them around the lake to Trick or Treat.

Jessee is survived by former wives, Belva Perry and Linda Perry; sons, Leslie Perry and Greg (Kathy) Perry; brothers, Gene (Virginia) Perry, J.C. (Ruth) Perry, and Brad (Judy) Perry; sisters, Ruth Ann Musick (Tom) Colley, Nancy (Herb) Dishman; sister-in-law, Jane Perry; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Jessee was predeceased by his parents; brothers, Bill Perry and Johnny Perry; sister, Choleen Jones and daughter, Jennifer Perry. 

Special thank you to Gordy "Gooch" Gotch, Jesse’s best friend and partner in crime for so many years. Thank you to the staff members of Highview in the Woodlands and Northern Illinois Hospice for their care.

Visitation will be held at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Thursday, September 15, 2022 in Honquest Family Funeral Homes with Crematory - Roscoe Chapel, 11342 Main Street, Roscoe. Burial in Belvidere Cemetery, Belvidere. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.

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September 15, 2022

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Honquest Family Funeral Home-Roscoe Chapel
11342 Main Street
Roscoe, IL 61073

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