Loring Perez 68 of Cusseta, Al. took his last breath on earth at his home after a long battle with Kidney disease, diabetes and heart failure.
Before his Kidney failure he worked in the C-store industry for over 30 years where he was the CFO of Spectrum Stores and was inducted into the NACS hall of fame. After Spectrum sold, he owned and operated Chattahoochee Oil until his health declined making it impossible for him to do what he loved. His business was listed in the Top 100 Hispanic owned companies in the U.S. and he served on countless committees.
He is survived by his four children: Katy (Mike) Sullivan, David (Amy) Perez, Leslie Baker and Brian Lunsford. He was also Papi to six grandchildren: Ashley, Kaleigh, Alex, Mady, Ana and Gabriel. He is also survived by his wife of 32 years Gina and his brother Ray (Brenda) Perez. He was preceded in death by his father Raymond and his Mother Ana.
Before his illness he enjoyed playing Spanish classical guitar, watching football and golfing with his friends. Loring served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War and was a member of Wynnbrook Baptist Church.
Here are some words to live by: Spend more time with your family, count every blessing, be good to your body, take every vacation, pray about everything and love every day as if today was your last.
2 Timothy 4:7 I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.
Go rest high until we met again Papi.
Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home of Valley, AL is directing.