Preston Boyd Perren, age 82, of Sandy Springs, GA, passed away on Wednesday, October 18, 2017. He was born on August 13, 1935, in Villa Rica, GA, to the late Grady Bannister & Lilla Newman Perren, and was preceded in death by his wife, Lessie Dean Perren; brothers, James Perrin, Eunice Perren and John Perren; and sister, Bonnie Cannon. Mr. Perren was the owner of Perren Electronics and worked for a number of electronic companies over the years and was an instructor at RCA. He was a lifelong member of Concord Baptist Church where he was a long time deacon and was a member of Masonic Lodge #72 in Villa Rica.
Survivors include sons, Jimmy & Ginger Perren of Sandy Springs, GA, Randy & Donna Perren of Bremen, GA, Ray & Joy Perren of Temple, GA, Roy & Kim Perren of Hiawassee, GA, and Jeff Perren & Jim Ivey of Kennesaw, GA; nineteen grandchildren, and fifteen great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, October 21, 2017, at 1 PM, from Concord Baptist Church with Reverend Hoyt Lewis officiating. Interment will follow in Concord Baptist Church Cemetery. Jimmy Perren, Randy Perren, Ray Perren, Roy Perren, Jeff Perren, Brian Perren, Tim Perren and Sam Perren will serve as pallbearers. Preston Perren and James Fagin will serve as honorary pallbearers. The family will receive friends on Saturday, October 21, 2017, from 11 AM until the time of service.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Jude’s Children Hospital at www.stjude.org
Clark Funeral Home in Hiram, GA, is in charge of arrangements. (www.samclarkfuneralhome.com)