Perry D. Selfridge Jr.

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Perry D. Selfridge Jr., Leawood, Kansas, died November 19, 2017. Perry was born March 20, 1945 in McMinnville, Oregon to Perry Sr. and Jean Selfridge

He attended public schools in Corvallis, Oregon – and was always proud to have been elected President of the Student Body of Highland View Junior High School. Graduated from Corvallis High School in 1962, a year ahead of his class, and attended Oregon State University.

Perry married Barbara Randolph Selfridge March 8, 1969 in Renton, Washington. While working for Household Finance in the state of Washington, he was promoted and moved to Dallas Texas in 1975. He worked as a general manIn loving memory of Perry-D.-Selfridge-Jrager for Treat America, and later, in Kansas City, was Vice President for Marketing and Sales for Business and Industry Health Group. He then worked as Account Executive for Clinical Reference Laboratory. He retired from CRL in 2011.

Perry and Barbara had two children: Kimberly Selfridge and Krista Selfridge Hoffman, and four grandchildren, Kimberly’s daughter Brooklyn, and Krista’s sons Joshua, Jacob, and Jesse. Brooklyn married Isaiah Mendell in 2015 and provided them with great grandson Noah Perry.

Perry was the oldest of six children, and besides his descendants he is also survived by brothers Dennis Selfridge and Stan Selfridge, and sisters Beverly Farnsworth, Georgia Edwards, and Pattye Stephens

Perry was involved in the Church of the Nativity in Leawood, Kansas, from its inception, for over 30 years. Some of his involvement included being a Eucharistic minister, lector, in the choir, RCIA Sponsor, a member of the Stewardship Committee, and in February 2009 joined Knights of Columbus, Council 11067.

Perry loved golf, his Kansas City Chiefs, the Oregon State Beavers, soccer, and immensely enjoyed any and all activities with his children and grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, Perry requested donations be made to the JPK House of Love. Contributions are tax deductible when made out to the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas, mentioning “Father Gilbert Aranha’s Charity“ in the memo section. Send to: The Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas, 12615 Parallel Parkway, Kansas City, KS 66109

God's Kingdom has increased with the addition of this great man: loved, admired, and respected by so many. His infectious laugh will be greatly missed.

Service Information
Date:           Monday, November 27th
Time:           Viewing 10AM; Mass 12PM(Noon)
Location:      Church of Nativity, Leawood, KS