A native of Cherokee, he was the son of the late Driver Pheasant Sr. and Nettie Swayney Pheasant, both of Cherokee. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by one son, William Pheasant, one grandson, Justin Pheasant, both of Cherokee; and brothers, Scotty Pheasant, Charles Pheasant, and Jesse Pheasant.
Perry was well known in the Big Cove Community by his sense of humor and his many forms of transportation.
He is survived by one daughter, Rhonda Pheasant (husband Toni); one son, Thomas “Star” Pheasant; 10 grandchildren; four sisters, Regina Ledford, Lisa Queen, Ollie Pheasant, and Anita Teesateskie; five brothers, George Pheasant (wife Sherry); Daniel Pheasant (wife Amy); Driver Pheasant Jr. (wife Hope), and James Pheasant; and many nieces and nephews also survive.
Visitation will be held on Friday, May 12 from 11am – 1pm at Long House Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow the visitation at 1pm at Long House Funeral Home. Rev. Charles Ray Ball will officiate. Burial will follow at the Pheasant Family Cemetery in the Big Cove Community. Pallbearers will be among family and friends.