Homer Perryman, 88, of the Harman community, died on Oct. 28, 2019 in Waco.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Nov. 1 at Pidcoke United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Jim Hartley officiating. Burial will follow at Pidcoke Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church.
Scott’s Funeral Home in Gatesville has charge of arrangements.
Homer was born on April 26, 1931 in the Harman community of Coryell County to the late Glenn and Rosie Rosin Perryman. He attended school in Harman and Pidcoke, and graduated from Gatesville High School in 1948.
He farmed and ranched until the Korean Conflict, at which time he entered the U.S. Army and served with the 531st Anti-Aircraft Battalion. He was honorably discharged in 1955.
Homer married Sara Lee Survant on July 13, 1968.
He was a farmer and rancher on his family’s land in the Harman community.
Homer had a special interest in grasses and soil conservation. He served on the Board of Directors of the Hamilton-Coryell Soil Conservation District for almost 20 years. He retired from the U.S. Postal Service as a rural-route carrier in 1996.
He was chairman of the Coryell County Historical Commission for over 16 years. He also was an active member of Pidcoke United Methodist Church, where his family was deeply rooted. He served as treasurer of the church for many years and was the oldest member.
He was a 50-year member of Gatesville Masonic Lodge #197 A.F. & A.M. And following his family heritage, he served on the Pidcoke Cemetery Association Board of Directors for many years.
He was preceded in death by his siblings Glenn Perryman Jr., Rosin Watkins and LuWin Cathey.
Homer is survived by his wife of 51 years, Sara Lee Perryman; daughter, Margaret Ellen “Maggie” Wilson and husband Brooks; and one grandson, Max Bartlett.
Memorials may be sent to Pidcoke United Methodist Church, 11230 FM 116, Gatesville, TX 76528 or Pidcoke Cemetery Assn., 105 River Ridge Dr., Gatesville, TX 76528.