PERKINS, Thomas H.|
Thomas H. Perkins, loving brother father and grandfather, died peacefully Thursday, January 16, 2014 following a brief illness at age 85. He was born September 19, 1928 in Haynesville, LA. Tom graduated from the University of Texas. He worked and provided mentorship with both the Austin and San Antonio Chamber of Commerce followed by a distinguished career with Quincy Lee Industrial. His greatest enjoyment came sharing his love of adventure of the road, water, and mountains with his family and many friends. He was a former American Water Ski Association president, Austin Aqua Festival board member, and Adaptive Sports Association of Durango, CO volunteer. Thomas was preceded in death by his parents, Ruby W. Perkins and Trebie Perkins; his son Craig M. Perkins; his brother William T. Perkins and sister, Nelwyn Perkins Cole; and his former wife Diane D. Perkins. He is survived by his son Bradley D. Perkins of Santa Fe, NM; his sister DeValerie Perkins Kiely of San Antonio, TX; his grandsons, Zane Perkins, Vance Perkins and their mother, Maryanne Perkins Malicki of Austin, TX.
MEMORIAL SERVICE TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2014 10:00 A.M. PORTER LORING MORTUARY NORTH CHAPEL 2102 NORTH LOOP 1604 EAST SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS.
GRAVESIDE SERVICE TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2014 2:00 P.M. AUSTIN MEMORIAL PARK CEMETERY AUSTIN, TEXAS.
In lieu of flowers consider a donation to prostate cancer research at the CTRC of the UT Health Science Center, 7979 Wurzbach Rd., San Antonio, TX 78229
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Published in Austin American-Statesman from Jan. 19 to Jan. 20, 2014