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Wesley Perkins, Adair Co., KY (1922 - 2013)

He was a native of Adair County, KY, and a resident of Davidson County, TN, at the time fo his death. He was the widower of Christine White, who died July 11, 2008. He leaves 2 direct living descendants. He was a veteran of World War II, having served his country honorably in the United States Army and received a Purple Heart. He was a retired after a career as a zoo keeper in Houston, TX
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Wesley Perkins of Hermitage, Tennessee, formerly of Adair County, Kentucky, died on Saturday, December 21, 2013 in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

Graveside service will be at 2pmCT, Saturday, January 18, 2014 at the Hovious Ridge Cemetery, near Knifley in Adair County, Kentucky, with full military honors by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard.

Wesley Perkins, Adair Co., KY (1922 - 2013)

Wesley Perkins of Hermitage, Davidson County, Tennessee, formerly of Adair County, Kentucky, son of the late Barm William Perkins and Ellen Gumm Perkins, was born in Adair County, Kentucky, Monday, March 13, 1922. He died on Saturday, December 21, 2013 in Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tennessee, at the age of 91 years, 9 months, and 8 days.

He professed faith in Christ.

He was a veteran of World War II, having served his country honorably in the United States Army and receiving a Purple Heart.

He was a retired zoo keeper in Houston, Texas.

He united in marriage to Christine White who preceded him in death July 11, 2008.

He is survived by the following:
  • One daughter: Donna Kay Perkins of Hermitage, Tennessee

  • One grandson: Kyle Perkins Hendricks of Los Angeles, California

  • One sister: Elma Jean Wilson Stiles and husband, Jesse of Campbellsville, KY

  • Several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends
He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Carol Jean Perkins and two brothers and two sisters: Sherman Perkins, Joseph Perkins, Magdalene Benningfield and Blanche Irene Perkins.

The Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, in charge of arrangements.

Send a condolence to the family of Wesley Wayne Perkins

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