Richard Wayne Perdue
Private First Class, Marine Corps
Hometown: Franklin County
Served In: Vietnam
Casualty Date: April 5, 1969
Died In: Quang Nam Province, South Vietnam
Private First Class Perdue served with I Company, 3rd Battalion, 1st Marines, 1st Marine Division as a rifleman.
He was a 1967 graduate of Franklin County High School. He enlisted in the Marine Corps in August 1968. Before the war, he was employed by J. P. Stevens Textile Plant.
He is buried in Franklin Memorial Park, Rocky Mount, Virginia.