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Ernest Perry of Perry’s Diamonds and Estate Jewelry Dies

He donated his time, talent and jewelry to non-profit organizations throughout the Carolinas.




Ernest Perry, co-founder and president of of Perry’s Diamonds and Estate Jewelry in Charlotte, NC, has died.

He was 78.

Perry was one of Charlotte’s “most iconic business leaders,” WBTV reports. Perry’s Diamonds and Estate Jewelry announced his passing in an Instagram post.

“He was an amazing philanthropist, and truly enjoyed donating his time, talent and jewelry to many non-profit organizations throughout the Carolinas,” the post explains, also noting: “Ernie valued the relationships he built with each and every one of his customers and vendors, and impressed upon his staff the importance of treating everyone with respect, kindness, and dignity.”


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