He had made a profession of faith in Christ, was a self-employed carpenter, and as a veteran of the Korean War having served in the United States Marine Corp.
He was preceded in death by his wife: Carrie Lee Devers Perkins in 1979.
Survivors include his beloved companion: Frances Cantrell of Campbellsville; a son: James Willard Perkins of Illinois; two daughters: Lora Perkins of Campbellsville, and Teresa Perkins of Illinois; four grandchildren: Manual Bermudez, Derek Contu, James Perkins, and Travis Douglass; four great-grandchildren; a brother: David Perkins of Buffalo; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Mr. Perkins was also preceded in death by three sisters and four brothers: Elizabeth Crawley, Virgie Keenan, Georgie Perkins, George Perkins, Ray Perkins, Virgil Perkins, and Leonard Perkins.
The funeral services for Mr. Willard Perkins will be conducted at 1:00 P.M., Saturday, September 26, 2015 at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Risen Cemetery with full military honors conducted by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard. Bro. Tommy House will be officiating.
Visitation is requested after 10 A.M., Cst., Saturday at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home until time of the funeral service.
Memorials are suggested to the Risen Cemetery fund, which can be made at the funeral home.
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