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Perry C. Waggener

November 16, 1961 April 30, 2022
Perry  C.  Waggener
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Obituary for Perry C. Waggener

Perry C Waggener 60, passed away peacefully at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland Saturday April 30, 2022 after losing his battle with cancer. Visitation will be held at Lakeside Presbyterian Church, 2070 Spillway Rd Brandon Monday evening from 5 pm - 8 pm. There will be a short visitation Tuesday morning at 10 am followed by a service to be officiated by Jim Blaha assistant pastor at Lakeside Presbyterian Church at 11 am. Following the service will be a short gravesite service at Lakewood Memorial Cemetery in Clinton.

Perry was born November 16, 1961 in Jackson the son of the late Dennis Alton Waggener and Johnnie Perry Waggener. He earned his college degree at Mississippi College in Clinton Ms. While he was in college he worked for the Pearl River Valley Water Supply District as a spillway operator but soon left that job after his graduation to begin his lifelong career in law enforcement. He worked for the Madison County Sheriffs Department first as a dispatcher than as a deputy sheriff he ultimately became an investigator. He returned to the Pearl River Valley Water Supply District as a patrolman and was promoted to Chief of the Reservoir Police Department in 2006. He served 14 years in this position before his retirement in 2020.

Perry loved his job but when he took a break he really enjoyed taking Caribbean cruises with his wife Debbie and he especially loved the island of Cozumel. He also enjoyed hunting with his brother Charlie at their deer camp.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother Dennis Waggener Jr and his sister Eva Marie Waggener who died as an infant. He is survived by his wife of 37 years Debbie Schmidt Waggener, brother Charles K Waggener (Annette), Nieces Eva Price (Timmy), Jacey Petty (Ronny), Stephanie Waggener, Jordan Schmidt (Cas), Casey Waggener as well as 2 great nephews.

The pallbearers will be Chief Trevell Dixon, Lieutenant Carlos DiPuma, Sergeant Patrick LeBrun, Sergeant Charlie Morehead, Corporal Wesley Dip and Deputy Michael Gober.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be sent to Urgivet to help pay veterinarian bills for dogs rescued by Rescue Revolution. 15 Olympic Way, Madison MS 39110.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Monday

2

May

5:00 PM 5/2/2022 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 5/2/2022 8:00:00 PM
Lakeside Presbyterian Church

2070 Spillway Rd
Brandon, MS 39047

Lakeside Presbyterian Church
2070 Spillway Rd Brandon 39047 MS
United States

Visitation

Tuesday

3

May

10:00 AM 5/3/2022 10:00:00 AM - 10:45 AM 5/3/2022 10:45:00 AM
Lakeside Presbyterian Church

2070 Spillway Rd
Brandon, MS 39047

Lakeside Presbyterian Church
2070 Spillway Rd Brandon 39047 MS
United States

Service

Tuesday

3

May

11:00 AM 5/3/2022 11:00:00 AM
Lakeside Presbyterian Church

2070 Spillway Rd
Brandon, MS 39047

Lakeside Presbyterian Church
2070 Spillway Rd Brandon 39047 MS
United States

Graveside

Tuesday

3

May

1:00 PM 5/3/2022 1:00:00 PM
Lakewood Memorial Park

6000 Clinton Blvd
Jackson, MS 39209

Lakewood Memorial Park
6000 Clinton Blvd Jackson 39209 MS
United States
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