Mr. Perez was a life-long resident of Refugio. He was born on June 24, 1956, to Mary (Lopez) and Pedro Perez Sr. He married Eliza Rodriguez on June 20, 1991.
He graduated from Refugio High School in 1974 and was a certified floral designer, caterer and cake decorator.
He was preceded in death by his parents and niece, Susan Lynn Perez.
Survivors include his wife; son, Joseph Samuel Rey Perez; brother, Pedro (Terri) Perez Jr.; sister, Norma Linda (Roland) Grim; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held at 5 p.m. at Our Lady of Refuge Catholic Church on Friday, May 2, with a rosary recited there at 7 p.m.
The funeral service will be conducted there at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 3, followed by a luncheon at the church’s cafeteria.