Erick Nazare Perez, 34, of Leachville passed from this life Aug. 22, 2016, from a drowning accident near Monette. Born in Rio Bravo, Mexico, he had been a Leachville resident for the past 20 years and had attended Buffalo Island Central Schools. He was employed by Industrial Mill Services and was a member of St. Cecilias Catholic Church in Kennett, Mo. Erick was an avid outdoorsman, he loved fishing and spending time with his family.
Survivors include his wife of 16 years, Vanessa Lopez Perez of Paragould; three sons, Anthony Perez, Adrian Perez and Aaryn Perez, all of Paragould; his parents, Jose and Juana Blanco Perez of Leachville; a brother, Jose Perez, Jr. of Leachville; two sisters, America Perez of Paragould and Melissa Perez of Leachville.
Funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, at the Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Leachville with Father Daniel Robles officiating. Burial followed in the Leachville Cemetery. The family received visitors Wednesday evening from 6-8 at the funeral home.
Guest register: www.HowardFuneralService.com