Mr. Perkins was a veteran of the United States Air Force and had worked as a safety director for Southwire Company.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by one step-daughter, Caroline Golden Boatright; and one brother, Thomas Rick Perkins.
Survivors include his wife, Carole Ashmore Perkins of Mount Zion; one daughter-in-law, Stephanie and Delton Tilley of Mount Zion; three grandchildren; Lexi Ackles, C.J. Ackles and Jordan Ackles; one step-grandchild, Lauren Quick; and a number of other relatives.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, March 9, 2013, at 1 p.m. from Hutcheson’s Memorial Chapel with Rev. Anthony Puckett officiating. Music will be rendered by Harold McWhorter.
The family received friends at the funeral home Friday from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m.
You may post an online condolence at www.hutchesonsmemorialchapel.com.
Hutcheson’s Memorial Chapel & Crematory of Buchanan.