Mr. Fred L. Perdue

Mr. Fred L. Perdue, age 80 of Portland, TN, died Tuesday July 9, 2019 at his home in Portland, TN. Mr. Perdue was born April 26, 1939 in Portland, TN the son of the late Roy and Mildred Perdue.

Mr. Perdue is survived by his wife, Joanne Perdue of Portland, TN; three daughters: Laura Perdue-Gregory of Portland, TN, Melissa Karnes (Rick) of Gallatin, TN and Betsy Pitt (Charles Jr.) of Portland, TN; son, Todd Adams (Janet) of Bethpage, TN; three sisters: Charlotte Weiss (James) of Goodlettsville, TN, Beverly Perdue of Goodlettsville, TN and Martha Hicks (Hilman) of Portland, TN; nine grandchildren: Stephen Parker, Casey Willmore Davis (Brandon), Jessica Adams, Trey Pitt (Brittney), Corey Willmore, Issac Adams (Phallan), Caleb Willmore (Kristen), Chase Pitt and Jacob Adams (Kayla); and six great-grandchildren: Jep, Raylin, Bennett, Gracyn, Mason and Charlie.

Along with his parents, Fred was preceded in death by a son, Van Elliott Perdue. Mr. Perdue ran Portland Builders Supply for nearly 40 years and was a member of First Baptist Church in Portland, TN.

Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 14, 2019 at Gilbert Funeral Home in Portland, TN. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until service time Sunday at Gilbert Funeral Home. The family has requested in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Alzheimers Association 478 Craighead St. Nashville, TN 37204 or The Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy 485 Half Day Rd. Suite 350 Buffalo Grove, IL 60089.

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