Perry Don Vickers passed peacefully in his sleep at his home in Jasper on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 18, at the First United Methodist Church of Jasper. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. The service will be at 11 a.m. The Rev. Alan Beasley and the Rev. Tex Ergle will officiate. Burial will be at Walker Memory Gardens.
Vickers was born on March 14, 1945, in Jasper to the late Convis Perry Vickers and Novella Jackson Vickers of Carbon Hill, Alabama.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Natalee Lauren Vickers.
A graduate of Carbon Hill High School, Perry loved his hometown of Carbon Hill, Alabama. He returned to Carbon Hill to open Vickers Pharmacy and considered his employees and patients as family.
He was a graduate of Samford University School of Pharmacy and served as president of the Student American Pharmaceutical Association.
He was a member of the Alabama Pharmacy Association. He served as a district board member of the Alabama Independent Pharmacy Association. He was chosen in 2006 as the Alabama Independent Pharmacist of the Year.
Vickers was a longtime member of his beloved church, First United Methodist in Jasper.
He is survived by his wife and best friend of 50 years, Paula; son, Bradley Perry and his wife, Suzanne Powe Vickers and their three sons, Maddox Perry, Bennett Charlie and Elliott Duncan Vickers, of Birmingham; special in-laws, Pat Barnes (late Bill Barnes) and family of Carbon Hill, Alabama, and Nancy and Elwyn Woods and family of Greenville, South Carolina; and several aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Kilgore-Green Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-9503