James Robert Perkins age 82, of Grape Creek Rd.,Salyersville, KY passed away Friday, November 13, 2020 in the Pikeville Medical Center, Pikeville, Ky after an extended illness. He was born July 25,1938 in Grape Creek,(Magoffin Co) KY to Jack & Luna Wages Perkins. He was farmer and delivered gas for Farmer Supply, Salyersville, KY. He was a member of the Bethlehem To Calvary Apostolic Church, US 460, Salyersville, KY.
Surviving are one daughter Carolyn Sprague (Frankie), two sons Ronnie Perkins (Sue), Jeff Perkins (Stephanie) all of Salyersville, KY. Two sisters: Doris Oney (Melvin) and Brenda Hess all of Cincinnati, Ohio. Three brothers: Jimmy Crace of Indianapolis,IN; Ray Perkins & Gary Perkins both of Salyersville, KY. Seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Special niece, Carol Sue Birchfield. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jack & Luna Wages Perkins, his wife Deloris Benton Perkins, sons, Randall Perkins and one infant son. Three brothers and one sister.
Funeral services will be 1:00pm Monday, November 16,2020 at Bethlehem To Calvary Apostolic Church, with Pastor Johnny Reed and Pastor Shawn Yates officiating. Burial in Perkins Family Cemetery, Perkins Branch, Salyersville, KY. Visitation 6:pm Sunday at Herald & Stewart & Halsey Funeral Home, West Liberty, KY, and Visitation 11:am, Monday at Bethlehem To Calvary Apostolic Church, US 460,Salyersville, KY.
Pallbearers: Andrew Benton, John Perkins, Garreth Floyd, Colton Floyd, David Bailey, Andrew Ogg.
COVID-19 regulations will be followed as set forth by Governor Beshear and the CDC. The family request that visitors respect their desire to keep everyone safe by practicing social distancing guidelines and to wear a face covering of some sort.
Herald & Stewart & Halsey Funeral Home, West Liberty, KY in care funeral arrangements of James Robert Perkins.
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