James Palmer Perkins, age 73, of West Liberty, KY, passed Friday, September 24,2021 in the St. Claire Medical Center, Morehead, Ky after an extended illness. He was born August 15,1948 in West Liberty, KY to Palmer Perkins and Lou Harper Perkins Sowards. He was a retired carpenter and a member of the Korea Church of God, Wellington, KY.
Surviving are his loving wife of many years, Sandra Risner Perkins, daughter, Jimalee Ross (Kevin) of Winchester, KY, son, James Michael Perkins (April) of West Liberty, KY. Four grandchildren, Kaden Ross, Jase Ross, Kristen Perkins Carpenter (Dalton), Kacey Perkins. Six sisters. Paulene Mayabb of Frenchburg,KY, Charlene Rudd (Donald) of Winchester, KY, Patty Hurst (David) and Shella Franklin (Tim) both of Lexington, KY, Phyllis Hall of Ezel, KY, Miriam Elam (Jack), West Liberty,KY. Five brothers; Harold Perkins (Joyce) of Fairborn, OH., Bobby Sowards (Jeanette) of Frenchburg, KY, Charles Sowards (Sherry) and Jeff Sowards both of Ezel,KY, Freddie Sowards (Donna) of Frenchburg,KY. Host of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Palmer Perkins & Lou Harper Perkins Sowards, his step father, Ray Sowards, one sister Donna Sowards Williams, brother, David Michael Sowards, and grandparents Ed & Myrtle ( Perkins) Harper.
Funeral services will be 1:00pm, Wednesday, September 29,2021 at Herald & Stewart & Halsey Chapel with Rev. David Hale officiating. Interment in the Perkins Ridge Cemetery, West Liberty, KY. Visitation will be 12:Noon Wednesday at Herald & Stewart & Halsey Funeral Home, West Liberty, KY. Pallbearers will be friends and family.
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