Billy G. Perkins
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BUCYRUS: Billy G. Perkins, 75, of Bucyrus, passed away at home Tuesday at 7:40 am.
Billy was born March 23, 1937 in Russell Co., Virginia to the late Lance and Ada (Hess) Perkins. He was married October 7, 1967 to Carol (Campanella) Perkins who preceded him in death on March 3, 1994. He was also preceded in death by brothers Robert and James Perkins.
Billy is survived by his son, Christopher (Lisa) Perkins, Bucyrus; dear friend and caregiver, Linda Putnam of Bucyrus; as well as three sisters, Helen (Larkin) Hubbard, Della (Doug) Tatum, and Judy (Roger) Dye, all of Virginia.
Billy retired from G.E. in 1998 and prior to that had worked at Cobey and was a Coal Miner. He was a member of Victory in Truth Ministries and enjoyed sports, NASCAR, and fishing. If you knew Bill, you knew that he had a true passion for westerns. He collected western memorabilia and in particular liked John Wayne, "The Duke".
Funeral Services will be held on Saturday at 1:00 pm in the Munz-Pirnstill Funeral Home with Rev. J.C. Church officiating, burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday where the family will receive friends from 2-4 and 6-8 pm.
Memorials may be made to the Make a Wish Foundation or Victory in Truth Ministries through the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy can be left at munzpirnstill.com
Published in the Telegraph-Forum on Jan. 30, 2013