Robert F. Perdue, born Feb. 23, 1918 died at the age of 100 on Thursday morning, Nov. 22, 2018 in his home in Montclair.

Mr. Perdue ran the Perdue Radio Company with his wife Connie.

He loved the Montclair YMCA. Mr. Perdue attended classes there up until earlier this year. He was treated with great love and respect at the YMCA, especially from Michele who drove and helped him, and from Lisy who runs the active older adults classes.

Mr. Perdue had a special interest in music, opera, woodworking, tennis, art, history and literature.

He is survived by his wife Connie, his daughter Renny and his son Joe.

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