Traverse City Record-Eagle

November 2, 2012

Perry C. Simons


TRAVERSE CITY — Perry C. Simons, 62, of Traverse City, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012.

Perry was born on July 31, 1950, in Ypsilanti, the only child of Clair Saxton Simons and Jean Yvonne (Schmaucker) Simons.

He and his family moved to Howell, where Perry attended high school then enlisted in the United States Navy.

Perry moved to Traverse City in 1988, where he worked as an auto mechanic and did body work.

Perry is survived by his daughter, Chatrina Gensler; grandson, Iain Saxton Gensler; cousin, Kathy Brewer, and Kathy's daughter, Andrea Brewer.

There are no services planned at this time.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Covell Funeral Home in Traverse City; (231) 946-6515.