Wayne Allen Perry, 64, of Catonsville, MD, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 14, 2022, at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore, MD.
Born on March 10, 1958, in Hagerstown, MD, he was the son of the late Sherman Wayne Perry and Shirley Ann (Startzman) Perry. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Jonathan D. Perry.
He was a graduate of Westminster High School in 1976, and studied Electrical Engineering in college.
Wayne began his career in March 1979 as a Programmer Analyst with Commercial Credit. After 8 years he was hired by Lockheed Missiles and Space as a Scientific Programmer. He worked there for 6 years before he was hired by Computer Science Corporation to work in System Engineering and Software Development. From July 2014 until his death, Mr. Perry was employed by Belay Technologies as a Senior Test Engineer.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Joy F. Perry of Catonsville, MD; daughter, Christine Elisabeth Lambert and her husband Gabriel of West Palm Beach, FL; son, David P. Perry of Memphis, TN; grandsons, Kade and Cole Lambert of West Palm Beach, FL; stepsons, Alan Flickinger of Baltimore, MD and Jonathan Flickinger of Martinsburg, WV; step-grandchildren, Addison Maynard of Brunswick, MD and Awen Flickinger of Chambersburg, PA; sisters, Brenda Adams and her husband Jerry of Eldersburg, MD and Laura Graf of Westminster, MD; brothers-in-law, Jack, David, and Ernie Fisher; nieces, Rachel and Jennifer Adams and Tina Graf; nephews, Kevin Graf, and Thomas, Robert, Eric, and Levi Fisher; aunt, Jean Startzman; and cousins, David Main, Linda Siverling, Thomas Maxwell, Brian Startzman and preceded in death, Edwin Main.
Wayne was a member of CityBeat Baltimore Church, in Baltimore, MD where he taught Bible Study for many years and was active on the leadership board.
He had a lifelong love of music, electronics, and cooking. In his spare time Wayne enjoyed fishing, model trains, and recently, writing Bible studies.
A Celebration of Life service will be held Saturday, October 22, 2022, at 11:00 A.M. at Rest Haven Funeral Home, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742, with Pastor Steve Kahn officiating. Inurnment will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home for one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to CityBeat Baltimore Church for their Cornerstone Campaign, PO Box 4059, Baltimore, MD 21222.