James Russell Perhealth, 70, of Aberdeen, NC passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 20, 2021 at FirstHealth Hospice House in Pinehurst.
Russell was born in Moore County, NC on May, 5, 1951 to the late Thurman and Geneva Quick Perhealth.
Russell loved to deer hunt, fish and run dogs at the Fox Pen. He was a master at the grill and loved to entertain friends and family at his man-cave. He served in the U.S. Army during Vietnam, receiving a purple-heart. Russell used to DJ, he loved to dance, listen to oldies and beach music, and loved to travel. Above all, he was a loving husband and grandfather. He cared deeply for his entire family, his friends and his dogs Ammo and Shaggy.
He is survived by his loving wife Louise Perhealth; daughter Chanda Martinez (Douglas); step-daughter Tammy Allred Forest (Gerry); step-son Tim Allred (Tonya); thirteen grandchildren; brothers Benjamin, Roger and Johnny Perhealth; sisters Elizabeth Thompson (Harold), Beatrice Laughter, Donna Purcell (Jerry), Linda Kepley (Harry) and numerous nieces, nephews and other extended family.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his sisters Myrtle Brewer, Virginia Robertson, Minnie Kepley, and Diane Barber.
A funeral service will be held at 3:00PM on Sunday, November 28, 2021 at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, 2237 Camp Easter Road, Carthage, NC 28327, with Rev. Gregg Newton officiating. A viewing and visitation will begin at 2:00PM.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a contribution in Russell’s name to First Health Hospice and Palliative Care, 150 Applecross Rd., Pinehurst, NC 28374 or Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.
Online condolences can be made to www.bolesfuneralhome.com
Services entrusted to Boles Funeral Home of Southern Pines.