Carson Perkins, age 78, West Liberty, KY, passed away Thursday, January 10, 2019 at Morgan Co.ARH,West Liberty, KY. He was born April 9, 1940 in Elk Creek,(Magoffin Co), KY, a son of the late Smith Perkins and Norma Burgett Perkins. He was a retired truck driver. He was of the Pentecostal Faith. In addition to his parents, one brother Willard Perkins and one sister Shirley Stacy preceded him in death.
Surviving is his wife Helen Jean Carpenter Perkins of West Liberty, KY. Two daughters Connie & Rufus Gilliam of Crockett, KY. Sandra & Greg Boatright of West Liberty, KY. Three grandchildren, Tasha(Chris) Craft of Wellington, KY. Eric Gilliam of Crockett, KY. Timothy C. Boatright & Katrina Dalton of West Liberty, KY. Seven great-grandchildren, Caleb Craft, Kaylynn Craft, Lucas Craft, Haylee Gilliam, Ryan Gilliam, Brayden Boatright, Alexis Steagell. Three sisters, Nita Stephens of Salyersville, KY. Dean Profitt and Ernestine Watson both of West Liberty, KY. One brother, Billy & Hazel Perkins of West Liberty, KY. Special friend Ryan Rowe of West Liberty, KY. Special nephew like a brother to him Harold Pennington of West Liberty, KY.
Funeral services will be 1:00pm Tuesday January 15, 2019 at Herald & Stewart & Halsey Chapel with Rev. Karl Elam and Mark Walter officiating. Burial in Carpenter Cemetery, Reed Lane, West Liberty, KY. Visitation will be 6:00pm Monday January 14, 2019 at Herald & Stewart & Halsey Funeral Home, West Liberty, KY. Honorary pallbearers: Greg Boatright, Rufus Gilliam, Chris Craft, Tim Davis, Billy Perkins, and many special friends and family. Active pallbearers: Timothy C. Boatright, Eric Gilliam, Ryan Rowe, Scott Pennington, Kyle Risner, Gerald Profitt, Norman Rowe, Callie Stephens.