Obituary of Max Perez, Sr.
Max Perez Sr., 88, of St Petersburg, passed away on Tuesday, March 14, 2023 at Bay Front Hospice. Born February 24, 1935 in Havana Cuba, he was the son of the late Maximo and Lucmaria (Remolar) Perez. Max played the conga drum in orchestra in Cuba. His proudest moment was playing for Nat King Cole. Moving to the United States in his twenties, he worked as an a/c tech at Honeywell. Before retiring from Honeywell, he opened a car lot with his family. He loved going to the car auctions and working with his family. When the car lot closed, he tried to retire but still had too much to offer and went back to work as a maintenance director at Phillip Benjamin Tower and worked there another 11 years before finally retiring at the age of 77.
Along with his parents, Maximo and Lucmaria, his brother, Roger and his sister, Marta, preceded him in death.
He will be remembered and missed by his wife of 41 years, Martha Perez; his daughter, Irene (Evaresto) Osorio; his son, Max (Sharon) Perez, Jr; his daughter, Irma (Bill) Simmons; step-daughter, Kathryn Collins; 9 grandchildren, Joanne Morales, Ivan Osorio, Christopher Perez, Max Perez III, Ivonne Carberry, Jennifer Hernandez, Kristina De La Garza, Dylan Jennings, and Devin Jennings; 15 great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild.
Family and Friends will gather Saturday, March 25, 2023 from 11am until time of Memorial Service at 12 noon at Anderson McQueen, 2201 Dr. MLK Street North, St Petersburg.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Max Perez, Sr., please visit Tribute Store