Billy Dean Perryman
Billy D. Perryman, 68, known to most as 39, longtime resident of Nashwauk died Sunday, August 30, 2020 at Essentia Health-St. Mary’s in Duluth, MN. He was born October 5, 1951 in Kansas City, MO. Billy resided in Nashwauk for the past 43 years, coming from Missouri. He was a brick mason by trade and worked for Reintjes Refractory and United Refractory throughout his career. He was a member of the Local Bricklayers Union #1. Billy was a kind soul who would light up a room. He loved NASCAR, taking walks, old cars, especially his Model A, driving, being around people, animals, the outdoors, and most importantly his beloved children and grandchildren. Billy’s work ethic was second to none, he would be determined to fix anything that he got his hands on. He also was known as the Nashwauk Supervisor, always making sure the projects downtown went as planned.
He is survived by his children, Chris Perryman, Missouri, Saffron (Zak) Apel, Hibbing, and Cole (Amanda) Perryman, Nashwauk, MN, his 6 grandchildren, Paige Perryman, Alyssa Noelle and Breelyn Nicole Apel, Conner, Teagan, and Kade Perryman, his brother-in-law, David (Glenda) Maki, Minneapolis, MN, sister-in-law, Lynda Mae (John Kmiech) of Duluth, MN, and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Sarah Marie (Lord) Perryman, father, his wife, Brenda on June 10, 2019, 2 sisters, 8 brothers, and his beloved dog, Maddi that walked along side Billy for 17 years.
Funeral services for Billy will be 10:30 am, Saturday, September 5, 2020 at the Dougherty Funeral Home of Hibbing. Richard Johnston will officiate. Visitation will be from 9:30 am until the 10:30 am service at the funeral home on Saturday. A gathering of fellowship will be at O’Brien Lake Reservoir Pavilion located at 34613 Hwy 169 in Nashwauk immediately following the funeral service. Everyone is invited to attend. Arrangements are with the Dougherty Funeral Home of Hibbing.
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