William Robert Perkins of West Liberty, KY, passed away Saturday, May 4, 2019 at the Greg & Noreen Wells Hospice Care Center, Hazard, KY, at the age of 77 years, 10 months, and 18 days. He was born Monday, June 16, 1941, at Stacy Fork, KY, son of the late Thomas Calvin & Beatrice Stidham Perkins.
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Robert was united in marriage to Geneva King. This union was blessed with four children, Jesse, Kenneth, Marshia, and Marvin Scott “Punky”. After Geneva’s passing, he later married Sharon Sue Montgomery Perkins. Robert was a retired Carpenter and was the Baptist Faith. He was a loving father, grandfather, great grandfather, and brother, and will be sadly missed by all his family and friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Geneva King Perkins, his second wife, Sharon Sue Montgomery Perkins; one son, Marvin Scott “Punky” Perkins; and one granddaughter, Andrea Perkins.
He is survived by three children, Jesse & Sue Perkins, Kenneth Perkins all of West Liberty, KY, Marshia Rogers of Ft. Wayne, IN; eleven grandchildren, Kayla, Brent, Brandon, Gabriel, Kaitlyn, Rebecca, Jonathan, John, Marlie, Logan, and Cheyenne; nine great grandchildren, Cameron, Kenleigh, Isabella, Conor, Elyn, Brayden, Braxton, Teagan, and Madelyn; two brothers, Thomas & Janice Perkins of NC, Floyd Perkins of Bath County, KY; and two sisters, Maurene & Dennis Perkins of NC, and Margaret & Jr. Conley of Stacy Fork, KY.
Funeral service 2 p.m., Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at the Potter Funeral Home, with Bro. Harry Frisby and Bro. Karl Elam officiating. Burial to follow in the Perkins Cemetery, Stacy Fork, KY. Visitation 12 – 2 p.m., Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at the Potter Funeral Home.
Pallbearers: John McGraw, Logan Rogers, Brent Perkins, Brandon Perkins, Mike Perkins, and Paul Perkins.